Saponaria prostrata subsp. anatolica
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Saponaria prostrata subsp. anatolica Hedge
Description: Perennial, divaricately branched, with decumbent prostrate or ascending branches and a dense indumentum of long, spreading, white hairs (rarely with viscid hairs). Leaves oblong-spathulate or ovate, obtuse, petiolate. Corymbs many-flowered, dense. Pedicels 1-3 mm. Calyx narrowly cylindrical, inflating in fruit, 9-14 mm, with ovate, acute teeth. Petals rose, 11-14 mm, with a distinct lamina which has two narrow coronal scales at the base, and a linear claw. Capsule ovoid, shorter than the calyx, few-seeded.
Habitat: Rocky igneous or shaley slopes
Altitude: 850-1500 m.
Reference: Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands Vol:2
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It is just so beautiful! The bright colours of this bush of flowers are just a delight to look at and appreciate! I like it very much. Thanks for sharing. Regards.
wow, great patch of colour, TFS Ori
this is a beauty !
great details and nice compo
the colours are beautiful
thanks greeting lou
Spectacular plant. Nice photo with habitat. regards yiannis
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