Convolvulus elegantissimus Mill.

Convolvulus elegantissimus Mill.


    • =Convolvulus argyreus DC.
    • =Convolvulus tenuissimus Sm.
    • Convolvulus althaeoides subsp. tenuissimus (Sm.) Stace

    Taxon info

    Convolvulus elegantissimus is widespread in Greece, growing in a variety of dry habitats from sea level to c. 1600 m. It resembles C. althaeoides and has been regarded as a subspecies of the latter, but is normally distinct, differing in the slender habit, silvery-sericeous leaves (the upper deeply divided into linear segments) and uniformly rose-pink corolla.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. 334


    (IoI NPi SPi Pe StE EC NC NE NAe WAe Kik KK EAe

    Greece (East Aegean islands present; East Central Greece present; Ionian Islands present; Kiklades present; Kriti and Karpathos present; North Aegean islands present; North Central Greece present; North Pindos present; North-East Greece present; Peloponnisos present; South Pindos present; Sterea Ellas present; West Aegean islands present)


    Native / Non Range-Restricted






    Xeric Mediterranean Phrygana and grasslands, Agricultural and Ruderal habitats

    IUCN category

    Not Evaluated

    Presidential Decree 67/81



    CountryDateCollector + collecting numberHerbariaTypeScanDerivatives
    Greece17 Apr 2017Willing, R. & Willing, E. 275875B
    Citation: Greece, Lassithi, NO Chandros, 35°5'53.016"N, 26°7'27.012"E, 17 Apr 2017, R. Willing & E. Willing 275875 (B B 10 0732392)

    Specimen summary: B B 10 0732392
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