Dianthus haematocalyx Boiss. & Heldr.

Dianthus haematocalyx Boiss. & Heldr.

Synonymy

    • =Dianthus pindicola Vierh.
    • =Dianthus pruinosus Boiss. & Orph.
    • =Dianthus sibthorpii Vierh.
    • Dianthus haematocalyx subsp. sibthorpii (Vierh.) Hayek
    • =Dianthus ventricosus Halácsy
    • "Dianthus alpinus" auct. fl. graec., non L., err. sec. Dimopoulos, Raus, Bergmeier, Constantinidis, Iatrou, Kokkini, Strid & Tzanoudakis 20131
    • 1. Dimopoulos, P., Raus, Th., Bergmeier, E. & al., Vascular plants of Greece: An annotated checklist. 31. 2013

    Taxon info

    Dianthus haematocalyx is a variable species occurring in mountains of the C & S Balkan Peninsula. The photo shows subsp. pindicola, which is confined to rocky and gravelly slopes, usually on serpentine, in NW Greece and adjacent parts of S Albania, forming neat cushions with somewhat glaucous leaves and deep pinkish purple petals. Four other subspecies have been recognized in Greece.A
    A. Dimopoulos, P., Raus, Th., Bergmeier, E. & al., Vascular plants of Greece: An annotated checklist. 31. 2013: p. 332 [Plate 8.4]

    Distribution

    NPi SPi StE EC NC 

    Greece (East Central Greece present; North Central Greece present; North Pindos present; South Pindos present; Sterea Ellas present)

    Status

    Native / Range-Restricted

    Chorology

    Balkan

    Life-form

    Hemicryptophyte

    Habitat

    Temperate and submediterranean Grasslands, High mountain vegetation

    IUCN category

    Not Evaluated

    Presidential Decree 67/81

    No

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