Cerastium theophrasti Merxm. & Strid

Cerastium theophrasti Merxm. & Strid

Synonymy

    • "Cerastium uniflorum" auct. fl. graec., non Clairv., 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
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    Taxon info

    Cerastium theophrasti is a local endemic, confined to crevices of limestone cliffs in the summit area of Mt Olimbos (2600–2900 m). The type specimen was collected on an excursion with “Theophrastos”, a club for botany students at the University of Copenhagen, and the specific epithet alludes to the latter as well as the father of scientific botany (Theophrastos of Eressos, 372–287 B.C.E.). Cerastium theophrasti is a diploid species related to the widespread, polyploid, arctic-alpine C. alpinum complex.A
    A. Dimopoulos, P., Raus, Th., Bergmeier, E. & al., Vascular plants of Greece: An annotated checklist. 31. 2013: p. 332 [Plate 8.3]

    Distribution

    NC 

    Greece (North Central Greece present)

    Status

    Native / Range-Restricted

    Chorology

    Greek endemic

    Life-form

    Therophyte

    Habitat

    High mountain vegetation

    IUCN category

    Not Evaluated

    Presidential Decree 67/81

    No

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