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Nigella elata Boiss., 1843

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Nigella elata Boiss., 1843
Common names: Deli çörekotu [Tu]

Taxiarchis, HALKIDIKI ● Greece

Description: Plant annual or biannual of 15-50 cm.
The leaves are pinnate; the terminal segments are usually longer than the laterals. The terminal segments are 0.1-0.2 x 5-16 mm, the lateral segments sometimes branched 0.1-0.2 x 4-10 mm. The leaves are laciniae setaceous, stiff.
The flowers are intricately involucrate. The sepals are ovate-elliptic, light-purple, gradually and shortly clawed 12-13.5 x 7-8 mm. The petals have lobes of the lower lip produced into linear, geniculate appendages 5.5- 6 mm. The carpels are united to the apex, forming a smooth, hard, scarcely inflated capsule as long as the styles.
The seeds are triquetrous, 6-7.5 x 4-4.5 mm.

Biology: Flowering in June-July.

Habitat: Rocky and bushy places, fields and roadsides, up to 1100 m.

Distribution: Northern Greece, Aegean, Western Turkey, Cyprus, Crimea.

References:
Kökdil G., İlçim A., Özbilgin B., Uygun C., 2006. Morphology and stem anatomy of some species of genus Nigella L. in Turkey, Ankara Fac. Pharm., 35 (1) 19 – 41.
TÜBİVES, Turkish Plants Data Service




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