Muscari armeniacum

 

Muscari armeniacum

 

Gavurbaşı
 
 
Bulb 1-2.5 cm, diam., with or without offsets. Leaves 3-5, linear to narrowly linear-lanceolate , 10-30 cm x 1-5 mm, upper surface green, without a white line. Scape 10-40 cm. Raceme dense to very dense, ovate to cylindrical with imbricate flowers, 1.5-4 x 1-1.5 cm, elongating and lax in fruit. Fertile flowers obovoid to oblong-urceolate, 3.5-5.5 x 2-3 mm, sky blue or violet-tinged, constricted distaJly; lobes white or paler than tube , 0.5-1 mm. Stamens biseriate, attached at and above middle of tube. Sterile flowers few, paler and concolorous. Fruiting raceme elongate and lax. Capsule obovate-orbicuiar, 4-6 x 4-7 mm, subemarginate. Seeds 1.8-2.2 mm diam. 2n=18. Fl. 3-5. Limestone slopes, rock outcrops, sometimes on serpentine or schist, often in Juniperus scrub, Pinus brutia forest with Quercus, Pinus sylvestris woods, Sarcopoterium spinosum phrygana, pastures, sand dunes, s.l.-2750 m.
Jugoslavia, Bulgaria, Greece, Caucasia; N.W. Iran? 
 
 
1
  • 245
  • 8
  • 0
2
  • 237
  • 10
  • 0
3
  • 257
  • 11
  • 0
4
  • 232
  • 8
  • 0
5
  • 229
  • 10
  • 0
7
  • 236
  • 10
  • 0
8
  • 247
  • 7
  • 0
Ankara
  • 233
  • 8
  • 0