Caltha alpestris Schott, Nym. et Kotschy

(в). С. alpestris Schott, Nym. et Kotschy, Analect. Bot. (1854) 33; C. palustris var. alpestris (Schott, Nym. et Kotschy) Beck, Verh. Zool. Bot. Ges., Wien 36 (1886) 349; Hayek, Prodr. Fl. Penins Balc. I (1924) 301 — Алпийски блатняк

Fam:   Ranunculaceae Juss.
Genus:   Caltha L.
Species: Caltha alpestris Schott, Nym. et Kotschy
English Name: ?   ?   ?


Perennial plant. Stems 5 - 25 (30) cm high, ascending. Basal leaves up to 10 cm in diameter, rounded kidney or kidney, sharp to dentate 10 - 12 cm long upright stems, stem leaves smaller, sitting down or with short stems, dull jagged. Blossoms single or collected in 1 - 3 (4) orange-yellow together. Flower stems 2 - 5 cm long. Perianth leaflets up to 2 cm long and 1.2 cm wide, ovate. The meatballs (7) 8 - 9 mm long, back ovate, on the tip abruptly elongated in a short curved nose (in the mature state erect or slightly deflected relative to the coarse axis.

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Сaltha alpestris Schott, Nym. et Kotschy  is synonym of  Caltha palustris L.

Caltha palustris L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Caltha (family Ranunculaceae).
The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on 2012-03-23) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 558 1753.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:
From “The Plant List” -

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Flowering Time: Blooms: V - VII, fruitfull: VII - IX.

References: „Флора на НР България”, том IV, БАН, София, (1970), “The Plant List” -

Distribution in Bulgaria: Grow on wetlands. Stara Planina (Kademlia), Vitosha region (Vitosha - Black Rock), Pirin. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.

Distribution: Europe.

Conservation status and threats: not protected species in Bulgaria by the Biodiversity Law. - Biological Diversity Act -

Medical plant: no, it is not - Medicinal Plants Act -

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