Symphytum  ottomanum Friv. 

S. ottomanum Friv., Flora (Regensb.), XIX (1836) 439; Boiss., Fl. Or., IV (1875) 176; Hayek, Prodr. Fl. Penins. Balc., II (1928) 57; Pawl., Fl. Eur., Ill (1972) 105 — Турско зарасличе



Species:  Symphytum  ottomanum  Friv. 

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Symphytum ottomanum a perennial plant, high 15 – 60 (70) cm. The stem is high, upright, branched out, ribbed, bristly, with spread or downloaded bristles. Leafs 1,5 – 13 cm long, 1 – 7 cm wide, oval or lanceously – oval. Racemes are multi-flowered, shaggy. Corolla is 5 – 7 mm long, pale yellow, tubular with straight shares. Stamen handle shorter or even of pollinators, which are 2,0 – 2,5 mm long. Pillar (pole) sticks out of the corolla.

Flowering Time:  April  -  August  


„Флора на НР България”, том IX, БАН, София, (1989) / (“Flora of Rep. Bulgaria”, vol. IX, Bulg. Acad. Sci. Sofia, (1989))

Distribution in Bulgaria

These plants grow in meadows, bushy, shady and woodlands in the plains, foothills, and mountains in all appropriate floristic regions in Bulgaria, from sea level up to 2000 m altitude. Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc 


South-East Europe (Balkan Peninsula), South-West Asia (endemic deposit in Belikezir)

Conservation status and threats:  

not protected species in Bulgaria by theBiodiversity Law. Законодателство на Република България: Закон за биологичното разнообразие

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