Kickxia commutata

 

Kickxia commutata

 

Ssp commutata: Tarla fukaraotu; Ssp graeca: Ege fukaraotu
 
 
Slender annual or perennial. Stems simple or branched, pilose or villous, simple or branched. Leaves shortly-piiose, mostly ovate-hastate to ovate-lanceolate-sagittate; petiole 1-5 mm. Pedicels filiform, patent, glabrous, 10-30 mm. Calyx lobes narrowly lanceolate, finely pointed, scarious-margined, hispidulous, 1,5-3 mm in flower, not elongating in fruit. Corolla 4-9 mm, whitish, upper lip sometimes lilac, lower lip lilac with dark violet palate; spur 6-7 mm, ± curved. Capsule 2-2·5 mm, thick-walled. Seeds 0,75-1 mm, prominently and closely tuberculate. Fl. 5-8. Limestone rocks, phrygana, fallow fields,· waste places, beaches, s.I.-300 m.
1. Median leaves broadly ovate-hastate, obtuse, upper somewhat narrower; pedicels usually 1-2 x subtending leaves; .stems not or only shortly branched; corolla 8-9 mm subsp. commutata
1. Median leaves ovate-triangular-hastate, acute, upper much smaller, lanceolate-sagittate or rarely narrowly ovate; pedicels 2-6 x longer than small subtending leaves; stems with numerous longer branches; corolla 4-6 mm subsp. graeca