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Pulicaria dysenterica   (Common Fleabane)


Pulicaria dysenterica   (ASTERACEAE.) 
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Profile Date Oct-2010 (last update: 12-Jan-2019)
Citation for this page Mifsud, S. (Oct-2010) Pulicaria dysenterica retrieved from MaltaWildPlants.com on 2019-May-21

Nomenclature and Basic Information

Species name :

Pulicaria dysenterica (L.) Bernhardt
Published in Syst. Verz. Erfurt 153 (1800)

Synonyms :

Basionym or principal synonym: Inula dysenterica
Full list of synonyms : [ Euro+Med ]   [ PlantList ]   [ IPNI ]   [ Catalogue of Life ]

Plant Family :

Asteraceae (=Compositae) The Daisy or Sunflower Family 125 Asteraceae species recorded from Malta.
Bercht. & J.Presl

English name(s) :

Common Fleabane

Maltese name(s) :

Maltese name not known

Status for Malta :

Indigenous. Present on the Maltese islands before man

Frequency :

Very Common     Common     Frequent     Scarce     Rare     Very Rare     Extinct

Growth form :

Raunkiaer lifeform [info]: HEMICRYPTOPHYTE (Creeping plants)
Germination [info]: Dicotyledon

Legal Protection [link]:

Not Protected by Law (LN200/2011 or LN311/2006)

Red List (1989) :

This species has a threatened status and is listed in the Red Data Book of the Maltese Islands

Flowering Time :

Jun-Oct

Colour of Flowers:

Yellow


Species Description and Distribution

Habitat in Europe:

Damp places

Preferred habitat in Malta:

Data will be available in the next update of this website.

Botanical Description:

Perennial with scaly stolons. Stems 20-60 cm, lanate or tomentose, freely branched. Leaves oblong-lanceolate, the lowest petiolate, withered at anthesis, the others sessile, usually widest near the semiamplexicaul, auriculate base; all undulate, remotely serrate, green and scabrid above, greyish-tomentose beneath. Capitula usually numerous, 1*5-3 cm in diameter, hemispherical; peduncles 1*5-2*5 cm, not thickened above, without or with 1 bract. Involucral bracts linear to subulate, more or less lanate and glandular. Ligules c. 5 mm longer than the involucre, patent. Pappus of scales connate for more than 1/2 their length, surrounding 14-20 hairs. Achenes c. 1·5 mm, hairy.

Chromosome number:

2n=18, 20

Distributional range:

S., W. & C. Europe, extending northwards to Denmark


Distributional map in Europe
and the Mediterranean region (2018):

Occurrences in Europe.
(from Flora Europaea pre year 1993):

All Europe except the Azores, Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia and former USSR, N B Doubtful in C E Svalbard archipelago, extinct except as a casual in Sweden

Occurrences in Europe and the Mediterranean region.
(Euro+Med Checklist, 2017) - Country codes

Ab(A N) AE(G) Ag Al Ar Au(A L) Be(B L) BH Bl(I M N) Br Bu By Cg Co Cr Cs Ct Cy Da Ga(C F) Ge Gg Gr Hb(E N) He Ho Hs(A S) Hu Ir It ?Jo Le Lu Ma Mk Mo Rf(C CS) Rm Sa Si(M S) Sk Sl Sr Sy Tn Tu(A E) Uk(K U) [aNo nPo]


Images (6 images)
   Pulicaria dysenterica   -   Image Code: PULDY-0.
   Pulicaria dysenterica   -   Image Code: PULDY-1.
   Pulicaria dysenterica   -   Image Code: PULDY-2.
   Pulicaria dysenterica   -   Image Code: PULDY-3.
   Pulicaria dysenterica   -   Image Code: PULDY-4.
   Pulicaria dysenterica   -   Image Code: PULDY-5.

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