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Fritillaria gussichiae

Fritillaria gussichiae

Description:

A rare plant with beatiful flowers. Height about 25 cm. Leaves alternatives, lanceolate. Flowers broadly campanulate, green with reddish-brown shading, but not tessellated. Trifid style (see 6th photo).

Habitat:

Small clearing in oak forest (altitude 1000 m.).

Notes:

This plant is endemic to Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and FYR Macedonia. It is considered Near Threatened in the European Union (27 members) because in Greece and Bulgaria has an area of occupancy of less than 2,000 km² and the populations are severely fragmented

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4 Comments

KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 4 years ago

Thanks triggsturner.

triggsturner
triggsturner 4 years ago

Fantastic Kostas. Lovely images of this stunning plant.

KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 4 years ago

Thank you, armadeus!

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 4 years ago

Wonderful images Kostas! Thank you for sharing the beauty of this rare plant :)

KostasZontanos
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KostasZontanos

Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Ηπείρου - Δυτικής Μακεδονίας, Greece

Spotted on Apr 29, 2016
Submitted on May 6, 2016

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