Evolution in SNAPDRAGONS

Linaria - Linaria armeniaca - Taxonomy

Linaria armeniaca Chav., Monogr. Antirrh.: 147 (1833).

Glabrous except for papillate apices of calyx-lobes; fertile stems 1-4, 10-45 cm, usually branched above. Sterile stems absent. Leaves of fertile stems 11-52 x 0.5-2 mm, linear to narrowly linear-oblanceolate, obtuse. Inflorescence with 4-13 (-20) flowers. Bracts 1-2.5 mm, much shorter than pedicels, erecto-patent, becoming erect in fruit. Pedicels 3-9 (-13) mm, slender, often somewhat recurved in flower, becoming erect in fruit. Calyx more or less equalling corolla-tube; adaxial lobe 1.5-2.8 (-3.2) x 0.15-0.3 mm, linear to linear-oblanceolate; abaxial lobes 2.3-4 (-4.5) x 0.6-1.2 mm, linear-oblanceolate to oblong-spathulate, obtuse to subacute, green or purplish tinged, margins scarious at base. Corolla 13-26 mm, lilac or pale blue with darker spur, the palate yellowish-white; tube 1.3-1.5 mm broad at mouth; limb with lobes oblong-obovate; adaxial lip sinus 1.5-2 mm; abaxial lip with sinus 1.5-2.8 mm, the palate with two prominently raised gibbosities; spur 10-17 mm, 0.5-0.7 mm broad at mouth, the length 2-3.5 x rest of corolla. Capsule 4-4.5 mm, suborbicular. Seeds 0.8-1.1 mm, somewhat trigonous or oblong, blackish-brown, the margins usually rounded, the intervening faces reticulate-alveolate or somewhat quadrate-alveolate; periclinal wall of testa-cells somewhat convex or tabular, verrucate or rugulate, that of cells from base of alveolae usually with slender, median papilla, that of cells from sides of ridges with marginal papilla or not papillate, rarely bipapillate. Modified from Sutton (1988).

SW Asia (Caucasus and adjacent mountains of NE Anatolia & Iran). An Ir Rs(Ka).

Type: [TURKEY]: “Linaria Armenia foliis Linariae vulgaris flore caeruleo palato carente” (in Armenia) Tournefort s.n. (lectotype, selected here, P-Tourn. 986, photo. E!, microfiche IDC­6208/48/15!, type collection BM!).


Linaria species
Linaria aeruginea
Linaria albifrons
Linaria algarviana
Linaria alpina
Linaria altaica
Linaria amethystea
Linaria amoi
Linaria angustissima
Linaria anticaria
Linaria antilibanotica
Linaria arenaria
Linaria armeniaca
Linaria arvensis
Linaria atlantica
Linaria badalii
Linaria baligaliensis
Linaria bamianica
Linaria biebersteinii
Linaria bipartita
Linaria bipunctata
Linaria bordiana
Linaria brachyceras
Linaria bubanii
Linaria bungei
Linaria buriatica
Linaria caesia
Linaria capraria
Linaria cavanillesii
Linaria chalepensis
Linaria clementei
Linaria confertiflora
Linaria corifolia
Linaria cossonii
Linaria coutinhoi
Linaria cretacea
Linaria creticola
Linaria dalmatica
Linaria damascena
Linaria debilis
Linaria decipiens
Linaria depauperata
Linaria diffusa
Linaria dissita
Linaria elegans
Linaria elymaitica
Linaria fallax
Linaria fastigiata
Linaria faucicola
Linaria ficalhoana
Linaria filicaulis
Linaria flava
Linaria genistifolia
Linaria gharbensis
Linaria glacialis
Linaria glauca
Linaria grandiflora
Linaria griffithsii
Linaria haelava
Linaria hellenica
Linaria hepatica
Linaria hirta
Linaria huteri
Linaria iconia
Linaria incarnata
Linaria incompleta
Linaria intricata
Linaria japonica
Linaria joppensis
Linaria kokanica
Linaria kulabensis
Linaria kurdica
Linaria latifolia
Linaria laxiflora
Linaria leptoceras
Linaria lilacina
Linaria lineolata
Linaria loeselii
Linaria macrophylla
Linaria macroura
Linaria maroccana
Linaria melampyroides
Linaria meyeri
Linaria michauxii
Linaria micrantha
Linaria microsepala
Linaria miller
Linaria multicaulis
Linaria munbyana
Linaria nivea
Linaria nurensis
Linaria oblongifolia
Linaria odora
Linaria oligantha
Linaria onubensis
Linaria paradoxa
Linaria parviracemosa
Linaria pedicellata
Linaria pedunculata
Linaria pelisseriana
Linaria peloponnesiaca
Linaria peltieri
Linaria pinifolia
Linaria platycalyx
Linaria polygalifolia
Linaria popovii
Linaria propinqua
Linaria pseudolaxiflora
Linaria pseudoviscosa
Linaria purpurea
Linaria pyramidalis
Linaria ramosa
Linaria reflexa
Linaria remotiflora
Linaria repens
Linaria ricardoi
Linaria riffea
Linaria rubioides
Linaria salzmannii
Linaria satureioides
Linaria saxatilis
Linaria schelkownikowii
Linaria schirvanica
Linaria sessilis
Linaria simplex
Linaria spartea
Linaria striatella
Linaria supina
Linaria tarhunensis
Linaria tenuis
Linaria thibetica
Linaria thymifolia
Linaria tingitana
Linaria tonzigii
Linaria transiliensis
Linaria triornithophora
Linaria triphylla
Linaria tristis
Linaria tuberculata
Linaria tursica
Linaria unaiensis
Linaria venosa
Linaria ventricosa
Linaria veratrifolia
Linaria verticillata
Linaria virgata
Linaria viscosa
Linaria vulgaris
Linaria warionis
Linaria weilleri
Linaria yunnanensis

Boton-icono para ir a inicio del sitio web HOME/INICIOHOME Boton-icono para IMPRIMIRPRINT
  Royal Botanic Garden of Madrid (CSIC) Plaza de Murillo 2, 28014 Madrid (Spain) Phone:(+34) 914203017 Fax: (+34) 914200157