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Epilobium dodonaei
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific name - Epilobium dodonaei Villa

Synonyms - Chamaenerion angustissimum D. Sons., Chamaenerion dodonaei Schur., Chamaenerion Purpose swamp., Epiloboim rosmarinifolium.

Popular names - garofanino Dodonaeus di, di Fiume ramerino.

Distribution and Habitat - spcie originated in Europe and the Caucasus, increases debris, calcareous rocks, up to 1700 m altitude, in association with Rumex scutatus, Thlaspi rotundifolium, Scrophularia canina, Hieracium staticifolium.

Description - herbaceous species, perennial. Stem cylindrical, erect, branched, 20-110 cm tall. Leaves 2-5 cm x 1-4 mm cm, alternate, linear, sessile, entire, 4 cm long, acute, rigid, green on both sides. Inflorescence lax, raceme. Sepa 4, erect, petals 4, pink purple, stamens 8. Blooms in June and September. Loculicida fruit capsule, 4-7 cm long. Seeds numerous, 1.5-2 mm, smooth surface papilla,light brown. 2n = 36

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