Anthemis tomentosa

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Anthemis tomentosa

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Status

Indigenous (IN)

Endemism

not endemic

Red Data Book category

Endangered (EN)

IUCN criteria: B1ab(iii,v)+2ab(iii,v)

Distribution

Map
Division 1 indigenousA,B
Division 3 indigenousC
Division 6 indigenousD
A. Della, A. & Iatrou, G., New plant records from Cyprus in Kew Bull. 50: 387-396. 1995, B. Oberprieler, C. & Vogt, R., Notes on some species of Anthemis (Compositae, Anthemideae) in Cyprus in Bocconea 11: 89-104. 2000, C. R. Hand, Contributions to the flora of Cyprus I. in Willdenowia 30. 2000, D. R. Hand, Supplementary notes to the flora of Cyprus VI. in Willdenowia 39. 2009

Altitudinal range

0 mE,F
E. Della, A. & Iatrou, G., New plant records from Cyprus in Kew Bull. 50: 387-396. 1995, F. R. Hand, Contributions to the flora of Cyprus I. in Willdenowia 30. 2000

Description

Procumbent or ± erect, whitish lanate-tomentose annual. Stems branching from base, 10-25 cm. Lower and median leaves ovate-oblong in outline, 2-5 cm, 2-pinnatisect, segments oblong, c. 1 mm broad, obtuse; upper leaves 1-pinnatisect, uppermost usually oblong-spathulate, simple, apically toothed or entire. Capitula radiate; peduncles becoming thickened. Involucre 1-1.5 cm broad; inner phyllaries elliptic-lanceolate, acute, margins scarious. Receptacle hemispherical or broadly conical; paleae oblong, mucronate, ± scarious, midrib often becoming dark. Ray flowers c. 20, neuter; ligules 5-10(-13) mm. Disc corolla tubes often becoming blackish at maturity but not inflated at base. Achenes obconical, c. 2 mm, almost smooth, pale or with dark streaks, oblique at apex and ± exauriculate or bearing a short scarious auricle.

Source: Davis P. H. (ed.) 1975: Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 5. - Edinburgh.