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Doronicum grandiflorum
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific name - Doronicum grandiflorum Lam.

Synonyms -

Popular names - although doronico macareti.

Distribution and Habitat - a species native to southern Europe, the Iberian Peninsula and the Balkans, growing on calcareous substrates in mountain and alpine floor, the debris, slopes from 2000-2500 m altitude.

Description - geofita rizomatoasa. Species herbaceous perennial, 10-40 cm tall. Rhizome thin, striated. Basal leaves ovate to lanceolate, toothed leaves caulinare edge, the semiaplexicaula. Flowers solitary, rarely 2 or 3. Inflorescence terminal, bright yellow, 4-8 cm diameter, involucre with scvame long and thin, tubular flowers hermaphrodite. Blooms in July and August. Fruit achenes, with dolls.

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