Sideritis syriaca

 

Sideritis syriaca

 

Amanos çayı
 
 
Ssp nusairiensis
Perennial, 15-40 cm, simple or branched, densely adpressed white-tomentose, eglandular. Cauline leaves congested below, middle ones oblong to linear-lanceolate, ± spathulate, lamina 3-6 x 1-1.5 cm, obtuse, finely or indistinctly crenate-denticulate, sessile, internodes 3-8 cm. Verticillasters 3-8, 6-flowered, 1.5-5 cm distant. Middle bracts orbicular, 0.6-1 cm, mucronate , Calyx 7.5-9 mm, densely white-tomentose, teeth triangular-lanceolate, 2-2.5 mm, acute. Corolla yellow, 8-11 mm, hairy and with brown striae inside. Fl. 6-8. Limestone rocks, dry slopes, 1200-2100 m, 
Latakia. E. Medit. element.