Bellium minutum

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Bellium minutum

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Status

Indigenous (IN)

Endemism

not endemic

Red Data Book category

Endangered (EN)

IUCN criteria: D1

Distribution

Map
Division 1 indigenousA
A. R. Hand, Supplementary notes to the flora of Cyprus V. in Willdenowia 36. 2006

Altitudinal range

0 mB
B. R. Hand, Supplementary notes to the flora of Cyprus V. in Willdenowia 36. 2006

Description

Sparsely pubescent. Leaves obovate-spathulate, 6-15 x 1.5-5 mm, obtuse or subacute at apex, attenuate or shortly petiolate at base, entire. Scapes 1.5-4 cm, ± erect. Involucre 3-5 mm broad; phyllaries oblanceolate, 2-3 x 0.75-1 mm, acute. Ray flowers c. 12, ligules white, 1-1.25 x 0.5 mm. Disc flowers yellow, corollas 1.25 mm. Achenes oblong, minutely pubescent, c. 0.75 mm. Pappus white, hairs 4, c. 1 mm, outer scales 4, c. 0.2 mm, denticulate.

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