Minuartia recurva for Yiannis
|Copyright: Volkan Eroglu (Gramineae)
|Date Taken: 2011-07-05|
|Camera: Nikon D-5000, 18-55mm AF-S Nikkor|
|Exposure: f/16, 1/250 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2011-07-08 3:25|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
Minuartia recurva subsp. carica McNeill [TR:] Taşkıran [EN:] sandwort, stitchwort
Tufted perennial, less than 10 cm, densely tufted, almost cushionforming,plants very densely caespitose to pulvinate; only the upper stems and pedicels glandular-pubescent;leaf-fascicles 1-1 •5(-2) cm, often curved, with slightly fleshy to setaceous leaves; stem leaves often recurved, ± falcate; leaves rigid, terete to triangular in section, obscurely veined;. Inflorescence rather lax, 3-12-flowered; bracts 3-5-veined, the uppermost always 3-veined; sepals often ovate, acuminate, 3-5(-7)- veined, the innermost usually 3-veined; petals not longer than sepals.Capsule as-long as or a little longer than calyx. Seeds obscurely tuberculate throughout.
Habitat: Mountain slopes
Altitude: 1800-2200 m.
Reference: Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands Vol:2
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I am very happy to have your dedication. Its a suitable plant similar to those found on my home mountain of Troodos. The geology looks similar to the igneous rocks found here. regards yiannis
wow, amazing mountain species, TFS Ori
Really nice photo of this strange looking Minuartia!Congrats!