Scientific Name - Haplophyllum patavinum
Synonyms - Haplophyllum linifolium, Route patavina
Popular names - Padovana route.
Distribution and Habitat - the natural range is from Albania to Slovenia, with small locations in south-western Romania and Colli Euganei (IT). On Colli Euganei increase in association with Reseda lutea and Helianthemum nummularium.
Description - herbaceous perennial with long rhizomes and fragile. Strain dark green or red-brown at the base, 25-30 cm high, tomentoasa. Leaves alternate, Sesi, without stipele; language linear-lanceolate, margin entire, base cuneata, 2-2.5 cm x 0.5 cm tomentos both girls are green on top and green on the bottom are glauca. Flowers grouped into numerous types corymb terminal inflorescences composed. Calyx with 5 acute sepa-lanceolate, green, tomentoase. Corola with five petals entire, yellow sulphide, 6-8 x 4-6 mm. Yeardroceu 10 stamens. Fruit capsule. Reniforme seeds, black opaque, 2-3 x 1 mm
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Propagation - by vegetation, by dividing the rhizomes. Seed germination is very rare in natural conditions.
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Curiosity - Haplophyllum patavinum is a dedicated species of Padua (IT).
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