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5. Gagea uliginosa Siehe et Pascher in Lotos. 24:127. 1904. (Fig. 8, A-D).

S. I. Ali and I.G. Levichev

Gagea uliginosa

Credit: Abrar Ali

  • Gagea staintonii Rech.f.

    Plants solitary, usually uniflorous. Bulb obliquely-dro p-shaped, covered by dark grey, fiber-l ike tunics, continued in 1-3 cm long neck, without sclerified roots. Vegetative bulbil single, semi-dro p-shaped, dark grey, formed only in juvenile stages. Basal leaf single, little exceeding the inflorescence, angular in transverse section, c. 1 mm broad. Leaves on the peduncle alternate, lower shorter, at the base hardly expanded up to 1 mm, linearly-lanceolate. Inflorescence usually uniflorous, very rarely 2-3-flowered. Tepals lanceolate, with apiculate tip, 9-11 mm long, 2-2.5 mm broad, yellow inside, greenish-purple outside, inner whorl little bit shorter. Anthers yellow, oblong. Ovary oblong, sessile. Capsule shorter than the perianth, oblong. Seeds flat.

    Fl. Per.: May-July

    Holotype: [Türkei, Cilikia] Ketsebele, Moorwiese, Meereshöhe 2600 m, gelb, Juli 1896 W. Siehe 308 (WU!).

    Distribution: Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan.


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