Tragopogon olympicus

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Tragopogon olympicus

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Description

Perennial, 5-15 cm, pilose to ± glabrous. Stems unbranched. Leaves lanceolate, rarely ovate. Peduncles not thickened below capitula. Base of involucre tomentose. Phyllaries c. 8, broadly lanceolate, shorter than flowers, 1.5-2 cm in flowering capitulum, 2-3 cm in fruiting capitulum. Flowers yellow. Achenes 16-20 mm, with 10 longitudinal rows of short scales, beak 3-5 mm. Pappus 12-17 mm, brownish?, annulus sparsely hairy. Fl. 7-8.

from: Matthew, V. A. 1975: 103. Tragopogon – Pp. 657-668 in: Davis, P.H. et al (ed.), Flora of Turkey 5. – Edinburgh.

Distribution

Asia-Temperate: Turkeynative (TurkeynativeA,B,C)

Common names

Turkish (Turkey): Ulu yemlikC

Bibliography

A. Boissier, E., Flora Orientalis 3. 1875
B. Davis P. H., Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 5. 1975
C. Güner A. (ed.), Türkiye Bitkileri Listesi (Damarlı Bitkiler). 2012