Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Cistaceae
Halimium halimifolium Willk.

Verified by: Temperate sect.28 August 2011
Notes: Verified with Flora iberica online (http://www.floraiberica.org/). Leaves covered in stellate hairs. Peduncle with stellate red hairs but no fasciculate ones. Calyx of three large sepals. Sepals to 12mm long with fasciculate hairs. Petals yellow. Ovary unilocular with three parietal placentas. Stigmas large not geniculate at base.
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Wild voucher no:                               23 October 2007
Locality: Spain, Cadiz, Marismas del Barbate
Coordinates: 30m
Field notes: Height: 2m. Pine forest. Protected area. Many plants in Pinus pinea forest in sand with Cistus salvifolius and libanotis, Helichrysum stoechas,Delphinium and Spiranthes spiralis.
Collector:Hall, A.196

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