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Arabis turrita
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific name - Arabis turrita L.

Synonyms - Erysimum alpinum, Arabis brassicaeformis

Popular names - turicea, cast, arabetta Maggiore

Distribution and Habitat - originated in Europe, grows on limestone cliffs, rocky coasts, in the bushes in the plain region until mountain floor.

Description - annual or perennial species, root systems, branched. Stems 40-70 cm tall. Rosette leaves elliptic or ovate oblong, narrowed to the petiole. Stem leaves sessile, elliptic or lanceolate, the auricula heart amplexicaule, sinuata unevenly toothed, bristle star. Raceme inflorescence often umbeliform flowers tetramere, dialipetale, actinomorfe. Pedicel shorter than the flower. Sepa narrow lanceolate, 5 mm long, stellate glabra and hairy. Petals yellow, oblanceolat cunea, 8-9 mm. Stamens 5-6 mm long. Blooms in April-May. Infrutescentthe more elongated, with long pedicel, 4-9 mm, joined the axis; silicve cured unilateral arched horizontal patents, 8-12 cm x 2-2.6 mm. Seeds round or ovate. 2.5 - 3 mm.

Places where the species was seen - Mount Grappa at 665 m altitude.

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