Asperula suberosa Sm.

Asperula suberosa Sm.

Synonymy

    • =Asperula athoa Boiss.

    Taxon info

    Asperula suberosa is a local endemic of Mt Athos, growing in crevices of limestone cliffs at (1200–)1600–2000 m. When illustrated in Flora Graeca (Plate 123. 1813) it was reported “in rupibus excelsis”, without specified locality, but the type was undoubtedly collected by Sibthorp and Bauer when climbing Mt Athos on 11 August 1787; cf. also Helichrysum sibthorpii (Plate 4: 6). Asperula suberosa is related to other local and regional endemics such as A. idaea and A. suffruticosa.A
    A. Dimopoulos, P., Raus, Th., Bergmeier, E. & al., Vascular plants of Greece: An annotated checklist. 31. 2013: p. 360 [Plate 22.1]

    Distribution

    NE 

    Greece (North-East Greece present)

    Status

    Native / Range-Restricted

    Chorology

    Balkan

    Life-form

    Chamaephyte

    Habitat

    Cliffs, rocks, walls, ravines, boulders

    IUCN category

    Not Evaluated

    Presidential Decree 67/81

    Yes

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