Dianthus pelviformis Heuffel.

Dianthus pelviformis Heuff., Flora XXXVI (1853) 625; Hayek, Prodr. Fl. Penins. Balc. 1 (1924) 235; Стоян. Ахт., Сборн. БАН XXIX (1935) 49; D. bulgaricus Vel.„ Fl. Bulg. (1891) 78 — Паничковиден карамфил

Fam:   Caryophyllaceae Juss.
Genus:   Dianthus L.
Species: Dianthus pelviformis Heuffel.
English Name: Synonyms:
-   Dianthus bulgaricus
-   Dianthus zernyi


      Perennial, up to 40 cm. The leaves about 2 mm wide, linear, pointed, flat; vaginas several times longer than the stem diameter. Many blossoms, gathered in dense head. Bracts broadly oval ordered like tiles, usually obtuse, on the top spread out or turned backwards, sometimes green styliform little awn. The calyx flakes with well-developed awn outspread reaching the middle of the calyx. Calyx 7 - 8 mm in length, 2 - 3 mm wide, slightly swollen. Lamina of petals 2 - 3 mm in length, jagged, bare, dark purple.

var. leucolepis (Petr.) Aschers. et Graebn., Syn. V, 2 (1921) 344; D. leucolepis Petr. Fl. Niss. (1882) 118. Scales in the calyx off-white.

Dianthus pelviformis was described by János A. Heuffel in 1853. The name is considered as validly published.

Flowering Time: Blooms: VI - VIIL

References: „Флора на НР България”, том III, БАН, София, (1067)

Distribution in Bulgaria: In grassy places. Znepole, Struma valley (North), Rila, between 1000 and 1400 meters altitude. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.

Distribution: Total distribution. Bulgaria, Albania, Yugoslavia. Balkan endemic. Dianthus pelviformis is native to Albania and Bulgaria.

Conservation status and threats: not protected species in Bulgaria by the Biodiversity Law. Законодателство на Република България: Закон за биологичното разнообразие

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