Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

Àrea de Botànica, Departament de Biologia, Universitat de les Illes Balears

Isoetes velatum A. Braun subsp. velatum


Genus : Isoetes

    Province distribution : Balearic Islands. Gerona.

    Distribution in the islands : Minorca.

    General distribution : West Mediterranean

    Flowering time : April. May. June. July. August.

    Life-forms : Geophyte.

    Habitat : Humid soils.

    IUCN Category : Vulnerable

    Characteristics : One of the rarest Isoetes, can only be found on the island of Menorca, generally in ponds and standing water, that is to say flooded areas, although by the end of spring there may be no water left. Can be told apart from other Isoetes species by the adornments of the microspheres, but it is also larger with longer leaves, up to 30 cm. Fructifies at the end of spring and during the summer.

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra