Limonium gmelini (Willd.) Kuntze

Maryam Malekmohammadi, H. Walter Lack, Maria Lomonosova 3 & Hossein Akhani, 2017, The discovery, naming and typification of Limonium gmelini (Plumbaginaceae), Willdenowia Annals of the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem 47 (2), pp. 99-106: 103

publication ID

10.3372/wi.47.47201

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Limonium gmelini (Willd.) Kuntze
status

 

Limonium gmelini (Willd.) Kuntze  ,

Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 395. 1891

Statice gmelini Willd  ., Sp. Pl. 1: 1524. 1798.

Lectotype ( designated here): Herb. Willdenow No. 6174/1, left-hand (flowering) specimen ( B-W 0 6174-0 10). View Materials 

Epitype ( designated here): Russia, Irkutsk oblast, Ust- Orda Buryat okrug, Alarsky district, 8 km SE of Alyaty settlement, vicinity of Shaloty village, around road to Zhalgai , 17 Jul 2003, V. Chepinoga 12486 (IRKU;  isoepitypes: B 10 0 673697 [ Fig. 2 View Figure ], IRAN, IRK). 

Description — Herbs perennial, 35–50 cm tall, glabrous except on calyces. Leaves obovate-oblong, 7–11 cm long, 2–3 cm wide, margin entire. Inflorescence a panicle-like cyme, congested. Spikes curved, 0.4–1(–2) cm long, with 4–8 spikelets per cm. Spikelets (3.5–)4 mm long, 2(or 3)-flowered. Outer bract triangular-semicircular, c. 1.5 mm long, c. 1.5 mm wide, margin broadly membranous, central part thickened, apex acute. Middle bract elliptic, c. 2 mm long, 1.7–2 mm wide, membranous, with 2 narrow, light brown nerves, apex asymmetrically emarginate. Inner bract orbicular-elliptic, 2.5–2.7 mm long, c. 3 mm wide, margin broadly membranous, central part thickened, apex retuse to emarginate. Calyx obconic, 3–3.5(–4) mm long; calyx tube hairy proximally, nerves ending near base of lobes; calyx lobes triangular-semicircular, c. 0.5 mm long. Corolla lobes bluish purple, obovate, 4–5 mm long.

GenBank accession numbers — The following nuclear and plastid sequences of the epitype have been submitted to GenBank: internal transcribed spacer (nrITS); petD intron with petB-petD spacer (petD); trnL intron with trnLtrnF spacer (trnL-F); trnK intron with matK gene. The accession number for nrITS is MF041919; the other accession numbers have not yet been received.

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

Caryophyllales

Family

Plumbaginaceae

Genus

Limonium

Loc

Limonium gmelini (Willd.) Kuntze

Maryam Malekmohammadi, H. Walter Lack, Maria Lomonosova 3 & Hossein Akhani 2017

2017
Loc

Statice gmelini

Willd 1798

1798