Scorzonera doriae

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Scorzonera doriae

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Sparsely lanate perennial with vertical, cylindrical rootstock not fibrous at apex. Stems one or few, c. 4-15 cm, ascending, often branched and leafy in lower third. Basal leaves 2-8 x 0.1-0.3 cm, entire, grass-like, usually recurved. Cauline leaves smaller, otherwise similar. Capitula small; involucre 9-12 mm long at anthesis and up to 15 mm in fruit; phyllaries often tinged purplish. Ligules yellow. Achenes c. 5-7 mm, usually densely rufous- villous (rarely glabrous and olive-green). Pappus bristles ± equal in length, purple with whitish lateral hairs.

from: Lack, H. W. & Kilian, N. 1991: 29. Scorzonera L. - Pp. 531-537. - in: Strid, A. & Tan, K. (ed.), Mountain Flora of Greece 2. – Edinburgh.


Europe: AlbanianativeA,B,C,D,E; GreecenativeB,C,F,G,H,I; Yugoslavia (Bosnia-HerzegovinanativeB, MontenegronativeB,J, SerbianativeK)

Common names

Albanian (Albania): Skorzonerë e DoriasL,1
1. recommended


A. Demiri, M., Flora ekskursioniste e shqiperise. 1983
B. Hayek, A. von, Prodromus florae peninsulae balcanicae, 2 in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 30(2). 1928-1931
C. Tutin, T. G. & al., Flora Europaea. 1964-1993
D. Vangjeli, A., Flora e Shqiperise 4. 1999
E. Vangjeli, J., Udhëheqës fushor i florës së Shqipërisë. 2003
F. Dimopoulos P. & al., Vascular plants of Greece, an annotated checklist. Englera 31. 2013 (as Scorzonera doriae)
G. Halácsy, E. de, Conspectus florae graecae 2. 1902
H. Halácsy, E. de, Conspectus florae graecae 2. 1902 (as Scorzonera hirsuta)
I. Kamari G., Mountain flora of Greece 2 [Strid, A. & Tan, K.]. 1991
J. Rohlena, J., Conspectus florae montenegrinae in Preslia 20-21. 1942
K. Josifović, M. & al., Flora SR Srbije 9. 1977
L. Vangjeli, J., Flora e Shqipërisë 4. 1999