Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Hypericum maculatum Crantz.

Verified by: Temperate sect. 17 August 2009
Notes: Verified with Stace, C. 'New Flora of the British Isles'. Stem 2 winged or with 2-4 lines. Leaves with intramarginal black glands. Petals yellow, narrow with black streaks. Sepals with few black dots but no marginal ones. Petals and stamens persistent after flowering. Stamens in 3-6 bundles. Styles 2-3-4, free spreading. Seeds rounded at both ends. Submitted as H. cuneatum from Syria but this has disapeared and H. maculatum grown instead.

flower flower

flower flower

anthers anthers

capsule capsule

calyx calyx

stem stem

stem stem

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leaf margin leaf margin

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

caspule caspule

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flowering branches