Linaria kurdica

 

Linaria kurdica

 

Ssp araratica: Dağ nevruzotu; Ssp aucheri: Çizgili nevruzotu; Ssp eriocalyx: Tüylü nevruzotu;
Ssp kurdica: Sarı nevruzotu; Ssp pycnophylla: Körpe nevruzotu
 
 
Erect perennial, 30-90 cm, very variable. Stems stout or slender, paniculate or simple, densely foliose. Median leaves ovate, lanceolate or linear, 30-60 x1-25 mm, very acute or pungent, not amplexicaul, 1-5-nerved, glaucous, thick. Racemes very dense, 5-12 cm in flower. Bracts lanceolate, usually longer than pedicels, often deflexed. Pedicels 1-2 mm in flower, slender. Calyx lobes 2-4 mm, ovate, oblong or lanceolate, obtuse to acute, membranous-margined, glabrous, pubescent, tomentellous, villous or ciliolate, eglandular or rarely glandular. Corolla bright or sometimes dirty yellow, with or without violet or brown veins, 8-13 mm, bilabiate to -y-way; spur 5-10 mm, directed downwards, straight or ± incurved. Capsule 4-6 mm, often ± puberulent above, longer than calyx. Seeds winged, 2-2.5 mm, disc minutely tuberculate. Fl. 7-8.
 1.Calyx lobes tomentellous or white-tomentose, always obtuse, 2-3 mm
  2. Calyx crisply tomentellous , hairs not completely hiding the surface; corolla yellow, often violet-veined subsp. pycnophylla
  2. Calyx densely white-tomentose, snowy white; corolla clear yellow  subsp. eriocalyx
 1. Calyx lobes glabrous, sparingly puberulent or only ciliolate, acute or obtuse, 2-4 mm
   3. Median leaves linear to linear-lanceolate, only 1-4 mm broad, l-nerved; . corolla yellow, with or without violet veins subsp. araratica
   3. Median leaves ovate elliptic to narrowly lanceolate, 7-20 mm broad, 3-5- nerved
    4. Calyx lobes ovate to lanceolate, ± acute, 3-4 mm; corolla clear yellow and sometimes violet-veined  subsp. kurdica
    4. Calyx lobes ovate to ovate-oblong, obtuse, 2-3 mm; corolla dirty yellow , often brown-veined  subsp. aucheri