Omphalodes luciliae Boiss.

Omphalodes luciliae Boiss.


    Taxon info

    Omphalodes luciliae grows in shady crevices of limestone cliffs at high altitude on a few Greek mountains, southwards to Chelmos. It is a very attractive rock plant with slightly glaucous leaves and flowers a delicate shade of light blue. Greek plants are referable to subsp. scopulorum. Other subspecies occur throughout Anatolia to N Iraq and W Iran.A
    A. Dimopoulos, P., Raus, Th., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, Th., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A. & Tzanoudakis, D. 2013: Vascular plants of Greece: An annotated checklist. 31. – Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem; Athens: Hellenic Botanical Society. p. 328


    (Pe StE NC NE

    Greece (North Central Greece present; North-East Greece present; Peloponnisos present; Sterea Ellas present)


    Native / Non Range-Restricted


    East Mediterranean




    Cliffs, rocks, walls, ravines, boulders

    IUCN category

    Not Evaluated

    Presidential Decree 67/81


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