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Gentiana pyrenaica

Pyrenean Gentian

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Common name

Pyrenean Gentian


Scientific name

Gentiana pyrenaica L.


Conservation status and threats

NOT protected species in Bulgaria.


Description and identification

Herbaceous perennial plant 4 to 30 cm (1.5-11.8 in) tall. The corolla is 2-3 cm (0.78-1.18 in) long and has 10 lobes. The basal leaf are 4-8 mm long. Flowering season: June-August[1].


Habitat

Wetlands and peat meadows in the high mountain belt[2].


Distribution in Bulgaria

Found in the following mountains: Rila, Pirin and Vitosha; between 1500 and 2900 m (≈4 900-9 500 ft) altitude[3].


General distribution

Bulgaria, France, Spain, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Turkey, Ukraine[4].


References

[1] Кожухаров С. & А. Петрова. 1982. В: Флора на Народна Република България, том VIII. Издателство на БАН. София.

[2] Кожухаров С. & А. Петрова. 1982. Пос. източник.

[3] Кожухаров С. & А. Петрова. 1982. Пос. източник.

[4] Marhold, K. (2011): Gentianaceae. – In: Euro+Med Plantbase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity..


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