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Hyacinthella glabrescens

Hyacinthella  glabrescens
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Copyright: Volkan Eroglu (Gramineae) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 62 W: 3 N: 212] (1074)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-01-20
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D-5000, 18-55mm AF-S Nikkor, @ ISO 200
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-01-21 3:51
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Points: 6
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Hyacinthella glabrescens (Boiss.) K. Persson & Wendelbo [TR:]Sümbül [EN:]Hyacinth

Leaves often broader, first one (6-)8-20 mm broad, second nearly always at least half as broad; leaf margin completely glabrous;Scape 4.5-15 cm at anthesis, to 25 cm in fruit. Raceme (3-) 10-15(-25)-flowered, lax to rather dense. Flowers ±sessile or pedicels to 2 mm. Perianth very dark blue-violet, ascending, (4-)5-6(-6.5) mm, tubular to tubular-eampanulate; lobes c. 1/2 as long as tube, broadly elliptic, subobtuse, submucronate; pedicels 2-7 mm; perianth less dark coloured, deep blue-violet. 2n = 18.

Flowering: 3-4. Dry slopes under Pinus, limestone scree, clay, nr melting snow,
Altitude: 600-1300 m.

Reference: Flora of Turkey and East Aegean Islands Volume:8

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Excellent photo of this interesting species. regards Yiannis

Hi Volgan,
Very attractive composition of this beautiful Hyacinthella; wonderful colours and good sharpness. Best regards, Pambos

very nice small bulb, TFS Ori

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