Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Cistaceae
Helianthemum hirtum (L.) Mill.

Verified by: Temperate sect. 8 December 2008
Notes: Verified with Flora europaea vol. 1 ed 2. Dwarf shrub. Leaves stipulate, stipules longer than the petioles. Leaves densely stellate hairy abaxially, glabrescent adaxially. Flowers pedicellate, in secund raceme. Outer sepals larger than inner ones. Sepals intercostal spaces (between the veins) with stellate hairs and hairs on the veins exceeding the same spaces. Flowers yellow.
--------------------------------------------------                               
Locality: France, Herault, Viols-le-Fort
Field notes: Index Seminum 109. Garrigue.

flower flower

flower flower

calyx calyx

sepal indumentum sepal indumentum

sepal sepal

androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium

ovary ovary

stigmas stigmas

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

stem stem

flowering branch

flowers

leaves
flowers