Anchusa officinalis, Tan, Kit, Gjeta, Ermelinda, Mullaj, Alfred, Shuka, Lulezim & Vold, Gert, 2013

Tan, Kit, Gjeta, Ermelinda, Mullaj, Alfred, Shuka, Lulezim & Vold, Gert, 2013, On the identity of Anchusa leucantha (Boraginaceae) from northern Greece, Phytotaxa 140 (1), pp. 35-42: 37

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/phytotaxa.140.1.3

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C987A1-2D53-7072-FF5F-FE8B4C35FC99

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scientific name

Anchusa officinalis
status

comb. et stat. nov.

Anchusa officinalis   L. subsp. leucantha (Selvi & Bigazzi) Kit Tan   , comb. et stat. nov. Figs. 1–5 View FIGURE 1 View FIGURE 2 View FIGURE 3 View FIGURE 4 View FIGURE 5 .

Basionym: Anchusa leucantha Selvi & Bigazzi (2003: 436)   . Type:― GREECE. Macedonia, nom. Edessa , colline rocciose c. 1 km a S di Drosia , suolo scistoso-ofiolitico, 2 May 2001, Bigazzi & Selvi 01.17 (holotype FI; isotypes ATH, B, G, W)   .

Synonym : Anchusa officinalis var. ochroleuca Boissier (1875: 152)   . Type :― F. Y. R. MACEDONIA. Prope Bitolia, 16 July 1862, Orphanides 136 (holotype G-Boiss.)   .

Misapplied name: Anchusa ochroleuca sensu Grisebach (1844: 98)   , non Bieberstein (1808: 125).

Plants caespitose with a rosette of basal leaves withered at anthesis. Basal leaves narrowly oblanceolate, obtuse or subacute, slightly undulate at margins. Cauline leaves linear to elliptic-lanceolate. Indumentum of simple spreading hairs up to 2.2 mm long, which are often tuberculate-bulbose at base on basal leaves. Cymes with single flower inserted at the branching points, branches elongating and lax in fruit. Calyx usually divided to half, distinctly pedicellate in fruit. Corolla creamy white, turning pale yellow when dry. Nutlets rugosetuberculate, reticulately-ridged and with thick basal ring.

S

Department of Botany, Swedish Museum of Natural History

FI

Natural History Museum

ATH

Goulandris Natural History Museum

B

Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem, Zentraleinrichtung der Freien Universitaet

G

Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève

W

Naturhistorisches Museum Wien

F

Field Museum of Natural History, Botany Department

Y

Yale University

R

Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

Boraginales

Family

Boraginaceae

Genus

Anchusa

Loc

Anchusa officinalis

Tan, Kit, Gjeta, Ermelinda, Mullaj, Alfred, Shuka, Lulezim & Vold, Gert 2013
2013
Loc

Anchusa leucantha

Selvi & Bigazzi 2003: 436
2003
Loc

Anchusa officinalis var. ochroleuca

Boissier 1875: 152
1875