Genus Xeranthemum L.

Fam:   Asteraceae (Compositae)
Genus:   Xeranthemum L.
Species: Xeranthemum annuum L.
English Name:Asterid dicot genus , Immortelle


Baskets medium. Husk composed of stacked membranous tile - shaped notes. The inner envelope notes tinted and significantly longer than the others, as well as the blossoms. Some of the peripheral blossoms fruitless but little bilabial corolla; Interior blossoms bisexual, tubular; stalk of dual-gendered blossoms almost whole. Fruit conical back, covered with cloth and lies close the kite equipped with a number of lance-styliform, pointed flakes. Annual plants with whole leaves.

1. The outer shell envelope notes covered with hair; Interior almost upright. Baskets with blossoms ............................. 12 - 15 . (2) X. foetidum (Cass.) Mch.
1* The outer shell envelope notes almost naked; internal ordinary usually ray-like - feathery. Basket with numerous blossoms ...................... (1) X. annuum L.

2869. (1). X. annuum L. (X. a. ß var. Simplex Vel.) (Annual plant) – On dry hills, through the wilderness, on the rocks, roadsides, etc.. Widespread (1). VI-X.. (D). Fig. 1450.
2870. (2). X. foetidum (Cass.) Mch. {Xeroloma f. Cass., Xeranthemum. Inapertum Willd., X. cylindraceum SS) (Annual plant) - As in the previous species, but mainly in warmer southern parts of the country, but also in the Danube Valley and others. (1). VI-X.

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References: „Флора на България”, Н. Стоянов, Б. Стефанов, Б. Китанов, част II, Наука и Изкуство, София, (1967)

Distribution in Bulgaria: (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.



Xeranthemum annuum L. - Immortelle, Everlasting , Everlasting flower


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