Valerianella leiocarpa (K.Koch) Kuntze

This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & Central Asia to W. Pakistan and Arabian Peninsula.

[FIQ]

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

Type
Type: Iraq, between Mosul and Baghdad, Olivier & Bruguiere s.n. (P!, holo.);
Morphology General Habit
Plants 5–10 cm tall, glabrous
Morphology Leaves
Leaves oblong-linear, entire
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx limb crown-like, 3-lobed to base, lobes reticulate, ovate, dentate-aristate, about as long as the fruit
Sterile
Sterile cells of carpels broader than the fertile one
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit ± 6 mm long, white woolly, grooved in front, with two prominent gibbosities.
Ecology
In semi-desert, steppe and fields; alt. 100–500 m
Phenology
Mar.–Jun.
Distribution
Foothills and desert. Balkans, Turkey, Syria, Iran, C Asia.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Valerianella leiocarpa (K.Koch) Kuntze appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 10: 195 (1887)

Accepted by

  • Abdulina, S.A. (1999). Spisok Sosudistykn Rastenii Kazakhstana: 1-187. Academy of Sciences, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • Nasir, E. & Ali, S.I. (eds.) (1970-1995). Flora of West Pakistan 1-131.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) in Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2012). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 3(2): 1-623. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.

Not accepted by

  • Ghazanfar, S.A. & Edmondson, J.R. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Iraq 5(2): 1-349. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad. [Cited as Valerianella dufresnia.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Abdulina, S.A. (1999). Spisok Sosudistykn Rastenii Kazakhstana: 1-187. Academy of Sciences, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Danin, A. & Fragman- Sapir, O. (2019). Flora of Israel Online http://flora.org.il/en/plants/.
  • Daoud, H.S. in Al-Rawi, A. (1985). Flora of Kuwait 1: 1-224. Alden Press Ltd., U.K.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1972). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 4: 1-657. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Ovchinnikov, P.N. (ed.) (1988). Flora Tadzhikskoi SSR 9: 1-568. Izd-vo Akademii nauk SSSR, Moskva.
  • Schischkin, B.K. & al. (eds.) (1954). Flora Turkmenii 6: 1-402. Turkmenskoe gosudarstvennoe izd., Ashkhabad.
  • Vvedensky, A.I. (ed.) (1961). Flora Uzbekistana 5: 1-667. Izd-va Akademii nauk Uzbekskoi SSR, Tashkent.

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