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Viola alba ssp. dehnhardtii (Ten.) W.Becker

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Viola alba ssp. dehnhardtii (Ten.) W.Becker
Common names: Parma Violet [En], Violette de Dehnhardt [Fr], Viola bianca, Viola di Dehnhardt [It]

Sincan, Iskenderum, HATAY ● Turkey

Description: Heart shaped leaves, all basal, glabrous to slight hairy, dark green, with sawed margin and long petiole. Flowers violet or purple, with 5 petals, 2 up and 3 down; the one in the middle down wider and with a rear spur.

Habitat: Holm-oak forest, moist and shadow, among rocks and bushes, near streams; not on sea level. From February to April.

Distribution: Mediterranean Europe except Balearic islands, North Africa eastwards to Turkey.

References:
Blamey M., Grey-Wilson C., 2000.Toutes les fleurs de Méditerranée, Les guides du naturaliste, Delachaux et Niestlé, ISBN 2-60-301179-0
Institució Catalana d’Història Natural