Hesperis dinarica G. Beck
1222 (6). H. dinarica G. Beck in Dörfler, Jahreskat. Wien. Bot. Tauschverte 1894 (1894) 6; Hayek, Prodr. Fl. Penins. Balc. I (1925) 414; H. nivea Beck nоn Baumg., H. matronalis var. nivea (Baumg.) Stoj. et Stef., Фл. Бълг. изд. I I (1924) 534; H. matronalis var. thracica Vel., Sitzb. — Bohem. Gesell. Wiss. XXVII (1902) 2 ; Стоян. Стеф., 1. c. — Динарски вечерник
Fam: Cruciferae Juss. (Brassicaceae)
Genus: Hesperis L.
Species: Hesperis dinarica G. Beck
English Name: no English name found
Root long, spindle-shaped, unbranched, dark brown. Stem 40 - 60 (80) cm high, erect, unbranched, cylindrical, densely leafy, covered with short unbranched, branched and glandular, shorter than 1 mm hairs. Basal leaves with long petioles, oblong elliptical, entire or slightly serrated. Stem leaves ovate lanceolate to lanceolate, sessile, sharpened to the top, at the base heart-shaped, half cover the stem, covered with long and short unbranched and branched hairs mixed with glandular hairs. Inflorescence thyroid grape, later slightly elongated. Blossom petioles 6 - 10 mm long, straight, sloping, with hairs. Sepals 5 - 8 (10) mm long, with a white striped strip at the edge, fibrous. Petals 14 - 20 mm long, with broadly ovoid petal, thinned at base in long, narrow nail, white. Long stamens 9 - 11 mm long. The petioles of the pods are 10 - 20 mm long, deflected or straight. The pods are linear cylindrical, 4 - 5 (8) cm long, 1.5 mm wide, erect. The caps are bare, with a clear midrib. Stem up to 1.5 mm long. Seeds up to 2.5 mm long, oblong, brown, non-winged.
f. dinarica. Stem and leaves with abundant glandular hairs. Distributed.
f. degeniatja (Borb.) Stand. Stef. et Kitan., Фл. Бълг. изд. 4, 1 (1966) 492; H. Degeniana Borb., Akert. (19CI1) 456; Hayek, Op. c. 415. Stem and leaves without or with rare glandular hairs. Distributed.
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Name Status RHS Accepted name
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Flowering Time: Blooms: VI - VIII.
Distribution in Bulgaria: Growing in rocky and grassy places in the high mountain belt. Middle Stara Planina, Vitosha region (Vitosha), Rila, up to 2500 m above sea level. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.
Distribution:Albania, Greece, Yugoslavia. Balkan endemic.
Conservation status and threats: not protected species in Bulgaria by the Biodiversity Law. - Biological Diversity Act - http://eea.government.bg/bg/legislation/biodiversity/zbran_22.08.15.pdf
Medical plant: it is not - Medicinal Plants Act - http://eea.government.bg/bg/legislation/biodiversity/ZLR_en.pdf
References: „Флора на НР България”, том IV, БАН, София, (1970), RHS
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