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Feb
2009
Centaurea leonida
New Species | Magnoliopsida

Leonida knotweed grows on rocks in eastern Peloponnisos, Greece, the share of 550-600 m.

In Greece, Centaurea comprises a total of about 140 species and subspecies endemic.

'leonida' - derived from a small town called Leonidas, who was found near the species. Leonida with rocks surrounding areas is an important point Peloponnisos floral offering an impressive number of new species.

Centaurea leonida - herbaceous perennial. Subfrutescenta strain, gray-brown, 2-5 stems florifere, 10-22 cm long, growing side of the axis formed by the rosette of leaves. Basal leaves, white-hairy in youth, in time become gray-white pubescent; language is narrow elliptic-obovata,pinnate-sectors, from 6.5 to 3.5 cm, petiole longer or shorter than languages based latit; lobes elliptical, 4-6 pairs and one terminal denticulated-soirees. Caulinare leaves are like those that are based only gradually descrescatoare in size and number of lobes, the peak from almost entire, 2.8 to 0.7 cm. Involucre semiglobos to ovoid, 1.6 to 1.8 cm. Involucrulului bracts are green, ribbed, sparsely pubescent, obovata to triangular, slightly decurente. Corola pink-purple, but glandular glabra, flowers are cylindrical interior, exterior colors are cylindrical, sterile, 20-23 mm, radiant, without stamens, 5 lobes 0,4-0,7 mm wide. Acorn weak passwords or glabra, 3.5 to 4.0 mm white doll, uneven. 2n = 18.

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