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Digitalis grandiflora Mill., 1768

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Digitalis grandiflora Mill., 1768
Common names: Large yellow foxglove, Large-flowered foxglove [En], Digitale à grandes fleurs [Fr], Grootbloemig vingerhoedskruid [Nl], Großblütiger Fingerhut [De], Digitale gialla grande [It], Digital de grandes flores [Es], Διγιτάλις η μεγανθής [Gr], Yüksük otu [Tu]

Ano Poroia, SERRES ● Greece

Description: Biennial or short-lived perennial. The flowering stem can reach a height of 70-120 cm. The yellow flowers are 3 to 4 cm long and show a netted brown marking in their interior.

Biology: In mountains it grows on warm, bushy slopes or areas left after logging.

Habitat: Mountainous woodland and stony places.

Distribution: Europe, except Scandinavia and extreme South, Western Asia.

Caution: As the plant contains cardenolides, all parts are toxic. Its leaves contain 0.2 % glycosides of the digitoxin-type and about 0,1 % of the digoxin-type. Even so the plant is not used in the production of cardiac glycosides.

References:
Wikipedia, Digitalis grandiflora


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