Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Cistaceae
Halimium atriplicifolium (Lam.) Spach subsp. atriplicifolium

Verified by: Temperate sect. 10 August 2014
Notes: Verified with Flora Iberica online. Leaves covered in stellate hairs and 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.
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Wild voucher no:                                 3 October 2006
Locality:  Spain, Malaga: Roadside San Pedro - Ronda KM37.
Coordinates:  508m
Field notes: Plant height: 1m. Mainly Cistus ladanifer, some Pistacia lentiscus and a few Pinus halepensis.
Collector:Hall, A. 39

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androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium

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