Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Cistaceae
Halimium lasianthum (Lam.) Spach subsp. lasianthum

Verified by: Temperate sect. 12 June 2009
Notes: Verified with Flora Iberica online. Leaves covered in stellate hairs with 3 parallel veins. Flowering and vegetative shoots leaves all similar. Peduncle with stellate red hairs but no fasciculate ones. Calyx of three large sepals and 2 very small ones. Sepals to 12mm long with fasciculate hairs. Petals yellow. Ovary unilocular with three parietal placentas. Stigmas large not geniculate at base. Submitted as H. halimifolium.
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Wild voucher no:                                4 October 2006
Locality: Spain, Cadiz, Monteradel Torero
Coordinates:  138m
Field notes: Plant to 1m. Many Halimiums, with Quercus suber, Cistus salviifolius, Phillyrea angustifolia, Lavandula stoechas under Pinus pinea.
Collector: Hall, A. 53

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