Valerianella chlorostephana Boiss. & Balansa

This species is accepted, and its native range is Turkey to W. Iran.

[FIQ]

Ghazanfar, S. A. & Edmondson, J. R (Eds). (2014) Flora of Iraq, Volume 5 Part 2: Lythraceae to Campanulaceae.

Morphology General Habit
Plant 5–25 cm tall, pubescent
Morphology Leaves
Leaves oblong, sometimes dentate or pinnatifid
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Cymes capitate, globular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx limb cup-shaped, reticulate, with 6 hooked lobes pubescent Lobes about as long as the fruit
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit 3–3.5 mm long, shortly villous.
Ecology
Scattered in fields of N & E Iraq; alt.: 50–2000 m
Phenology
Mar.–May.
Distribution
Occasional, mainly in the foothill regions. Syria, Turkey, W Iran.

Native to:

Iran, Iraq, Lebanon-Syria, Turkey

Valerianella chlorostephana Boiss. & Balansa appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Balansa, B. [1263], Turkey K000762927 Unknown type material Yes
Balanasa, B. [1261], Syria K000762926 Unknown type material Yes

First published in P.E.Boissier, Diagn. Pl. Orient., ser. 2, 6: 93 (1859)

Accepted by

  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1972). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 4: 1-657. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. & Edmondson, J.R. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Iraq 5(2): 1-349. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Musselman, L.J. (2011). Checklist of Plants of Lebanon and Syria http://ww2.odu.edu/~lmusselm/plant/lebsyria/Checklist%20of%20Lebanon%20Plants.pdf.

Literature

Flora of Iraq

  • Boiss., Diagn. ser. 2, 6: 92 (1859);
  • Coode & Matthews in Fl. Turk. 4: 577 (1972).
  • Rech.f., Fl. Iranica 62: 14 (1969);

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1972). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 4: 1-657. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Musselman, L.J. (2011). Checklist of Plants of Lebanon and Syria http://ww2.odu.edu/~lmusselm/plant/lebsyria/Checklist%20of%20Lebanon%20Plants.pdf.

  • Flora of Iraq

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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