Veronica cymbalaria Bodard, 1798
Common name: Pale Speedwell, Cymbalaria Speedwell [En], Véronique cymbalaire [Fr], Zymbelkraut-Ehrenpreis [De], Veronica a foglie di cimbalaria [It], Gallinita blanca [Es], Βερονίκη η κυμβαλάρια, Αυλακόχορτο [Gr], Solgun yavşanotu [Tu]
Kızkalesi, MERSİN ● Turkey
Description: Annual hairy plant of 10-60 height. The stem is very branched.
The leaves are entire, elliptic or ovate, regularly dentate, 5-9-lobed with a petiole longer than the blade. The lower leaves are opposite, later alternate.
The flowers are white, relatively small, solitary on axillary peduncles longer than the leaf. The calyx is 3-4 mm, the corolla 6-10 mm with 4 white petals.
The fruiting pedicel is very long, the capsule ciliate, 2-4 seeded.
Biology: Flowering from February to October.
Habitat: phrygana, sparse Pinus forests, rocky slopes, beaches, sand dunes, walls
Distribution: Southern Europe, Turkey, Crimea, North Syria, North West Africa.
Weed Science & Agronomy
Turkish Plants Data Service