Telekia speciosa (Schreb.) Baumg.

3105. T. speciosa (Schreb.) Baumg., Enum. Stirp. Transsilv.. 3 (1817) 150; Boiss., Fl. Or. 3 (1875) 178; Hayek, Prodr. Fl. Penins. Balc. 2 (1931) 610; Tutin, Fl. Eur. 4 (1976) 138; Buphtalmum speciosum Schreb., Icon. Descr. Pl. 1 (1766) 11; Стоян., Стеф., Фл. Бълг. изд. 1,2 (1925) 1116 - Красив чернокос

Fam:   Asteraceae (Compositae)
Genus:   Telekia Baumg.
Species: Telekia speciosa (Schreb.) Baumg.
English Name: Yellow ox-eye


Perennial plant. Rhizome massive, short, nodular. Stem single, erect, dense, 50 - 100 (200) cm high, cylindrical, longitudinally ribbed, green, scattered at the bottom, more or less branched at the top, with dense, simple long spreading and short glandular hairs. Basal leaves broadly ovate or rhombic, on short petioles, pointed, 15 - 25 (30) cm long and (5) 10 - 15 (17) cm wide, sharply deeply toothed, almost glabrous above, below mainly along the veins with glandular and simple hairs; middle and upper leaves decreasing in size, wedge-shaped narrowed or rounded at the base, sessile. Baskets disc-shaped to semi-spherical, 5 - 6 cm in diameter, many blossoms, one by one on 5 - 25 cm long petioles, slightly thickened at the top, with several bracts, located in the axils of the upper leaves forming a superior thyroid complex inflorescence. Integumentary leaflets unequal, shortly fibrous, peripheral ovate-lance, at the base leathery, herbaceous at the apex, curled backwards, 15 - 35 mm long and 7 - 15 mm wide; inner lance, 10 - 15 mm long and 2 - 8 mm wide, semi-leathery to semi-membranous, serrated at the apex. Tongue-like blossoms numerous, in 1 row, 35 - 45 mm long, golden yellow with 10 - 15 mm long and 1 mm wide tongue, up to 3 times longer than the leaflets; tubular numerous, 5 - 7 mm long, brownish yellow, corolla glandular on the outside. Bract flakes oblong, 6 - 6.5 mm long. Fruit seeds cylindrically prismatic, cut off at the top and at the base, finely longitudinally ribbed, 5.5 - 6 mm long, yellow-brown, glabrous. The kite is a membranous, large toothed crown.

From:   „Флора на Република България”, том XI, БАН, Академично издателство „Проф. Марин Дринов”

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La Telekia maggiore (nome scientifico Telekia speciosa (Schreb.) Baumg., 1817) è una pianta erbacea, perenne a fiori gialli, appartenente alla famiglia delle Asteraceae.


Queste piante possono arrivare al massimo a 20 dm di altezza (media: 8 – 12 dm). La forma biologica della specie è emicriptofita scaposa (H scap); ossia sono piante perennanti con gemme poste al livello del suolo con fusto allungato e mediamente foglioso.

Da Wikipedia, l'enciclopedia libera.

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Telekia speciosa (Schreb.) Baumg. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Telekia (family Compositae). › tpl1.1 › record › gcc-135816

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Flowering Time: Blooms: VI - IX, fruitfol: VIII - XI.

Distribution in Bulgaria: Growing in mountain riparian and streaming places, in wet meadows, bushes and forest edges, in the belt of beechen and coniferous forests. Distributed in all higher mountains, between (300) 800 and 1800 m above sea level. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.

Distribution: Central (Eastern Parts) and Eastern Europe, 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 Република България”, том XI, БАН, Академично издателство „Проф. Марин Дринов”, София, (2013), Da Wikipedia, l'enciclopedia libera., › tpl1.1 › record › gcc-135816

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