Allium croaticum presents a bulb ovoid 15-18 x 10-12 mm, the tunics membranous, light brown. Strain reaches 20-30 cm tall, cylindrical, glabra, erect. Leaves semi-cylindrical, glabra, glauca green, ribbed, 10-23 cm long. About 1 mm wide. Shoulder is persistent, with two unequal valves. Blossom loose, 3-3.5 cm across, 25-40 flowers, unequal pedicel 5-25 mm long. Perigon campanulata with tepale uneven, yellow-green, elliptic, rounded at the top. Stamens white filament. Anther yellow, elliptic, apiculate at the top. Ovary obovoid, green. Style white. Capsule trivalvata, obovoida, 4 x 4mm, green with reddish brown shades. Blooming period is from late June until late July.
Croaticum specific epithet is the Latin adjective for Croatia.
nk "> Allium croaticum was found on the islands of Vis (Croatia). colonize sunny places limestone at 300-500 m altitude, around the areas covered with Ostrya and Quercus ilicis belt Mesomediteraneana.
Allium croaticum is represented by small and isolated populations.
The new species of Chirita (Gesneriaceae) from Yunnan, China
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Shrub, 1-1.5 m high. Stalk 1-2 mm in diameter, pubescent. Stipele triangulation to the Delta, about 2 mm long, nested, pubescent. Petiole 2 mm long. Lamina elliptical to narrow elliptical, 5-7 x 2,2-3,5 cm, thin
Four new species of Maranta L. Marantaceae in Brazil
Herbaceous perennial. Rhizome long, soft, or short and nodosa. Stem 1 m tall, sterile stems short. Leaves alternate, short stalks, lamina linear - ovata, margins entire, nervatiune parallel. Blossom terminal umbela-loose.
Areca catechu L.
Popular names - English: Areca, Areca-nut, betel nut palm, French: cachou falling within subheading, Arequier, German: Betelnusspalme, Guam: pugua, India: Pan, Spanish: catechou hand, Yap: bu.
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