Bupleurum barceloi Coss. ex Willk.


Genus: Bupleurum

Sinònims: Bupleurum dianthifolium Guss. subsp. barceloi (Coss. ex Willk.) Gand.

Catalan common name: Claveller de penyal. Clavellina.

Province distribution: Balearic Islands.

Distribution in the islands: Mallorca. Menorca.

General distribution (Phytogeography): West Mediterranean

IUCN Category: LCLeast concern

Flowering time: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Life-forms: Chameophyte.

Habitats: Rock crevices and cliff faces. Cliff faces.

Characteristics: This is a small, rounded shrub totally covered in leaves, which are linear and coriaceous to the touch. It lives in the cracks in the rocky walls, in shady places forming part of this community of rocks that is so rich in endemisms. It cannot be mistaken for other species; except perhaps from afar, and given the appearance of its leaves it could look like a Cespitose gramene. Flowers at the end of spring and beginning of summer.