Scabiosa triniifolia Friv. 

3007 (14). S. triniifolia Friv., Flora (Regensburg) 18 (1835) 333; Boiss., Fl. Or. 3 (1875) 133; Hayek, Prodr. Fl. Penins. Balc. 2 (1930) 520; Matthews, Fl. Turkey 4 (1972) 608; Jasiewicz, Fl. Eur. 4 (1976) 73; S. triniifolia var. setigera Pančić, Elem. Fl. Bulg. (1883) 37; S. silaifolia Velen., Abh. Königl. Böhm. Ges. Wiss. ser. 7,1(8) (1886) 19 et Fl. Bulg. (1891) 244; Стоян., Стеф., Фл. Бълг. изд. 1, 2 (1925) 1074; Hayek, 1.e.; S. triniifolia var. ujhelyi Pénzes, Borbasia 8 1948 (1-8) 7. - Триниилистна самогризка

Fam:   Dipsacaceae Juss.
Genus:   Scabiosa L.
Species: Scabiosa triniifolia Friv.
English Name: The species has no common names


Perennial plant. Stems 20 - 45 cm high, straight, bare or slightly fibrous, slightly wrapped. The leaves of the sterile rosettes and the lower stem leaves are 2 - 3 times feather-like cut, with linear, scattered fibrous shares, the hairs straight or curved; the upper stem leaves 2 - 3 times feather-like cut with narrowly linear units, with short, diluted simple to bare hairs. Inflorescences radiant, head-spherical, 1.5 - 2.5 cm in diameter; the inflorescence stems long, under the inflorescence with dense, short, affectionate simple hairs, the rest with scattered hair or naked; envelopes leaflets linear-lancet, on the surface with short, affectionate, on the edge with short outlined simple hairs, equal in length to the blossoms or shorter of them. The outer calyx with a 2 - 3 mm long tube, with 8 ribs and furrows, without pits, at the base and ribs with short hair; crown 1 - 2 mm long, with 20 - 24 veins; the inner calyx with a stem, with 5 - 7 awn, 2 - 5 times longer than the crown. The corolla of the peripheral flowers in the inflorescence clearly longer than the central, yellow.

Lectotypus (hic designates):Scabiosa trinaefolia Friv.Rumelia, Frivaldsky,IV, 1836 (W!).
Турus: Scabiosa triniifolia var. ujhelyi Pénzes. Sveti Vrac, in Valle Bistrica, Bulgar- Macedonia, 200 m, solo silicat (Ujhelyi et Pénzes 1938, MB, n.v.).

Lectotypus (hic designatus): Scabiosa silaifolia Velen. In graminosis supra Galata, VII, 1885 (PRC !).

Flowering Time: Blooms: VII - VIII, Fruitful: VIII - X.

Distribution in Bulgaria: Growin on dry grassy, ​​rocky and rocky places. Widespread, up to 1600 m above sea level. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.

Distribution: Total distribution. Southeast Europe (Balkan Peninsula - Albania, Greece, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Turkey). Balkan endemic.

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

Medical plant: it is not mefical plant - Medicinal Plants Act -

References: From  „Флора на Република България” том XI, София, (2013)

FLORA Republicae Bulgaricae, Opus inceptum curu redactoris principalis acad. DAKI JORDANOV, SERDICAE * 2013, Editio Academica “Professor MARIN DRINOV”
Editit tomum XI S. I. Kožuharon et M. E. Ančev

Redactor responsabilis editionis Prof. D. R. Peev, Dr. Sci.

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