Scientific Name - Papaver aurantiacum
Synonyms - Papaver pyrenaicum, Argemone pyrenaica.
Popular names - papavero dorato, pavot des Alpes rhetiques.
Distribution and Habitat - grows on limestone debris and rocky places in alpine and subalpine region.
Description - Perennial species, rhizome short, covered with leaf debris from last year. Leaves in basal rosette, thirsty, hairy, petiole 2-7 cm long, simply pinnate lamina parts, rarely bipennated parties. Strains numerous cespitoase, scapiforme, erect, 5-20 cm, hairy joined thirsty. Nutante before blooming flowers, and erect, 4-5 cm in diameter. Sepals 2, obsolete, thirsty furry. Petals 4, yellow opposite. Yellow stamens filiform filaments. Blooms in July and August. Obovata fruit capsule, about 1 cm long, longitudinal ribs, rigid and often hairy.
Curiosity - the genus name Papaver, derived from celticul 'papa' = baby food, because food is mixed with the juice of the poppy to sleep.
pictures were made on Mount Faverghera in northern Italy.
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Gymnadenia conopsea - can be planted in parks and public gardens, on lawns or grassy rocks.
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Herbaceous perennial. Rhizome long, soft, or short and nodosa. Stem 1 m tall, sterile stems short. Leaves alternate, short stalks, lamina linear - ovata, margins entire, nervatiune parallel. Blossom terminal umbela-loose.
Herbaceous perennial, rhizome cylindrical. Reddish stem, 80-100 cm tall, easy hirsuta-pubescent, branched. Leaves alternate, petiolare, lanceolata-ovata, margine evening, slightly pubescent; to the top of the stem leaves are Sesi.
Herbaceous perennial calcifuga, dioica, 30 cm high, caespitosa, densely pubescent. Prostrata strain or upward. Leaves acute seriacee with obvious central rib, lower leaves 9 x 1.5 cm subspatulate to oblong-lanceolata, ribbed, those of the middle stem is elliptical to oblong-lanceolata, united at the base.
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Hibiscus syriacus - shrub to 3 m high, native of India and China, naturalized in southern Europe. cultivated as an ornamental tree in parks and public gardens, the street alignments or as hedges.
Bellium artrutxensis sp.nov. Balearic Islands
Gentiana verna L.
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