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Gypsophila trichotoma

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Common name

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Scientific name

Gypsophila trichotoma Wend.


Conservation status and threats

PROTECTED species in Bulgaria.

The species is listed in the Red Data Book of the Republic of Bulgaria to the category "Endangered" [Antoaneta Petrova, 2015 in: Red Data Book of the Republic of Bulgaria].


Description and identification

Perennial plant. Stems ascending at base, branched, 50–100 cm long, glabrous or pubescent. Leaves opposite, ovoid, 3–7 × 1–3.5 cm, glandular-pubescent, with 3–5 veins, ciliate. Inflorescences lax branched panicles with firm branches. Flowers small, petals 5.5–6 mm long, white, pale pink, sometimes red. Fruit a rounded capsule, 3–4 mm. Flowering August-September. Insect pollination. Reproduction by seeds [Antoaneta Petrova, 2015 in: Red Data Book of the Republic of Bulgaria].


Distribution in Bulgaria

In the next floristc regions: North-Eastern Bulgaria and The Black Sea coast; up to 100 m [Assyov, B., A. Petrova, D. Dimitrov & R. Vassilev. 2012. Conspectus of the vascular flora of Bulgaria. Sofia, Bulgarian biodiversity foundation].



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