Hypericum montbretii Spach

1145 (9). H. montbretii Spach., Hist. Veg. (Phan.) V (1836) 395; Hayek, Prodr. Fl. Penins. Balc. I (1925) 540; Стеф, Год. Соф. Унив. Агрон.-Лесов. фак., 11,5 (1933) 171; N. Robson, Fl. Eur. II (1968) 266; H. ciliatum var montbretii (Spach) Stoj. et Stef., Фл. Бълг. изд. 1, II (1925) 754 ; H. bulgaricim Dav., Труд. Бълг. Прир. Друж. VIII (1915) 69; Н. modestum Stransky, Сборн. БАН, XVI (1921) 116 —Монтбретова звъника

Fam:   Guttiferae Juss.
Genus:   Hypericum L.
Species: Hypericum montbretii Spach
English Name: not found  common name


Perennial plant. Rhizome short. Stems erect, ascending at the base, 15 - 60 cm high, round, glabrous, in its base is often brownish, up matte green, double-edged. Leaves 20 - 60 mm long and 6 - 20 mm wide, elliptical or lance ovate, obtuse or shortly pointed, with a paper consistency, not curled at the edge, sessile, with a heart-shaped stem-covering base, on the surface without transparent but with black intratarginal glands , naked. Inflorescences thyroid, 3 - 5 cm long, more or less compact. Inflorescence leaves well developed, large. Bracts 5 - 9 mm long, linearly lance or narrowly lance, shorter or longer pointed, basally with glandular ears, ciliated glandular on the edge; glandular lashes shorter than half of them, usually close to the edge. Sepals 7 - 8 mm long and 2 - 3 (4) mm wide, 1.5 - 2 times shorter than the petals, linearly lance or wedge-shaped, pointed or narrowly ovate, glandular ciliate on the edge; glandular cilia shorter than the width of the sepals, the stalks of the glands adjacent to the edge of the leaflets and to the apex with or without a few black superficial punctate and linear glands. Petals 12 - 15 mm long and 3 - 4 mm wide, light yellow, glandular ciliate at the top and edge, with sparse black and large punctate, rarely linear or with intramarginal glands. Stamens in three bundles; anthers reddish; ovary shorter than the styles, which are 3. The boxes 8 - 10 mm long, elongated conically cylindrical, on the surface with oval, orange glandular bubbles. Seeds 1.1 - 1.3 mm long, cylindrically kidney-shaped, yellowish, reticulate on the surface.

From:   „Флора на Н. Р. България”,  том IV, Издателство на БАН, София, (1970)

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Hypericum montbretii Spach is an accepted name

Hypericum nordmannii Boiss.



Hypericum montbretii Spach — The Plant List › tpl › record › tro-7800010
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Flowering Time: Blooms: V - VI.

Distribution in Bulgaria: It grows in bushy and light oak communities, on dry sunny slopes. Northeastern Bulgaria (Targovishte), Fore-Balkans, Eastern Stara Planina, Strumska Valley, Belasitsa, Slavyanka, South Pirin, Rila (Rila village) Rhodopes, Sredna Gora, Thracian Lowland, Tundzha hilly plain, up to 1800 m altitude.. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.

Distribution: Balkan Peninsula, Southwest Asia (Syria), Caucasus.

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

Medical plant: yes, it is - Medicinal Plants Act -

References: „Флора на Н. Р. България”,  том IV, Издателство на БАН, София, (1970), › tpl › record › tro-7800010
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