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Evax pygmaea

Evax pygmaea
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Copyright: Volkan Eroglu (Gramineae) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 62 W: 3 N: 212] (1074)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-04-27
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D-5000, 18-55mm AF-S Nikkor
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/100 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-04-27 9:57
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Points: 8
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Evax pygmaea (L.) Brot.

Synonims: Filago pygmaea L., Evax umbellata Gaertner, Micropus
(L.) Desf

Stem 2-4(-5) cm; lateral branches short, ascending. Caulineleaves 7-10 x 3 mm; rosette leaves 10-15 x2-5 mm, 2-3 x as long as cluster of capitula, oblong obovate, rounded, obtuse or shortly acute at apex, spreading, ± rigid, whitish tomentose. Clusters of capitula 5-13 mm broad, very compact, subglabrous. Paleae 4-4.3 x 1.5-1.8 mm, lanceolate-obovate to obovate, straight on back, glabrous, brownish-yellow, cuspidate, with c. 1 mm arista. Flowers 1.8-1.9 mm. Achenes c. 1 mm, obovoid, dark brown, papillose.

Flowering: 4-6.

Habitat: Maritime sands, dry slopes, roadsides,

Altitude: Sea level-200 m.

Reference: Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands Vol:5

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To yiannis: ThanksGramineae 1 04-27 10:11
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Excellent close-up of this species, which although listed in the cypriot flora is doubtful whether it is still here. Good to see a photo. regards yiannis

great capture, I love filagos, TFS Ori

Selamlar Volkan bey,
Çok sevimli bir tür.
Çiçeklerini de görmek isterim.
Çok hoş.
Ellerinize sağlık

Çok güzel bir sunum.Tebrikler.

Hiç görmediğim bir tür.
Güzel kare. Ellerinize sağlık

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