Knautia drymeja Heuffel
Fam: Dipsacaceae - Teasel Family
Genus: Knautia L.
Species: Knautia drymeja Heuffel
English Name: Hungarian Widow Flower
Herbaceous plants with opposite leaves. Blossoms collected in heads, enveloped by several leafs; outer cup with a short stem, flattened, tetrahedral; the mouth of the inner cup with an uneven and often very short 8 - 16 teeth. Corolla with a long tube, with four parts; 4 stamens; ovary inferior, single nest; bar with bipartite stigma.
All leaves hairy. Lower stem leaves widest at the bottom. Stems out the side of the leaf rosettes. The lower part of the stem is smooth and fibrous. Top leaves are rarely fibrous, bottom are gray and furry. Stem leaves oval or oval-lanceolate, scalper-shaped.
2658. (7). K. drymeja Heuff. (K. nymphartium Boiss. Et Heldr.) (Perennial) - From the shady forests and stony places; quite often in the mountain belt of Central and Western Balkan Mountain, Vitosha mountain, lower mountains in southwestern Bulgaria, Rila, Rhodopes and Western Slavianka mountains. (2). V - IX. Fig. 1358.
Hybrid K. drymeja Heuff. X K. midžorensis Form. (K X perfoliata Vel.) - Vitosha, Rila.
Flowering Time: Blooms: May – September
References: „Флора на България”, Н. Стоянов, Б. Стефанов, Б. Китанов, част II, Наука и Изкуство, София, (1967)
Distribution in Bulgaria: Grows in the shady forests and stony places; quite often in the mountain belt of Central and Western Balkan Mountain, Vitosha mountain, lower mountains in southwestern Bulgaria, Rila, Rhodopes and Western Slavianka mountains, up to 2000 m altitude. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.
Conservation status and threats: not protected species in Bulgaria by theBiodiversity Law. Законодателство на Република България: Закон за биологичното разнообразие
Medical plant: it is not - http://lex.bg/laws/ldoc/2134916096
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