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 1indigenousA,B
Division 3indigenousC
Division 6indigenousD
A. A. Della & G. Iatrou, New plant records from Cyprus in Kew Bull. 50. 1995, B. C. Oberprieler & R. Vogt, Notes on some species of Anthemis (Compositae, Anthemideae) in Cyprus in Bocconea 11, 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. A. Della & G. Iatrou, New plant records from Cyprus in Kew Bull. 50. 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.