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Doronicum orientale Hoffm., 1808

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Doronicum orientale Hoffm., 1808
Common names: Eastern leopard's-bane, Oriental false leopardbane [En], Doronic du Caucase [Fr], Doronico orientale [It], Δωρόνικο το ανατολικό [Gr], Doğu kaplanotu [Tu]

Kemer, ANTALYA ● Turkey

Description: A perennial herb. The rhizome is tuberous, branching and shortly creeping to form wide patches. The flowering stem is sticky-hairy, up to 60 cm long, with 1 or 2 leaves with amplexicaul (stem-embracing) leaf bases.
The leaves are mostly basal, broadly ovate, cordate (heart-shaped) at the base, shortly hairy, 6–10 cm long and 5–8 cm wide. The flowerhead (capitulum) is solitary, up to 8 cm across, with numerous, narrow, lemon-yellow ray florets. The fruits have a short pappus.

Biology: The leaves appear in February. It flowers from March to May and the plant becomes dormant by late summer.

Habitat: Woodland and shady, rocky places. From 50 to 1900 m.

Distribution: Southeastern Europe, extending to the Carpathian, Lebanon and Northern Syria, and Central Italy. Widely cultivated in gardens.

References:
Kew Royal Botanic Gardens
Wildflowers of Turkey
Euro-Mediterranean PlantBase




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