Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

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

Cymbalaria fragilis (J. J. Rodr.) A. Cheval.

Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE

Genus : Cymbalaria

    Province distribution : Balearic Islands.

    Distribution in the islands : Minorca.

    General distribution : Mediterranean (Balearic)

    Endemisms : Balearic Islands

    Flowering time : May.

    Life-forms : Chameophyte.

    Habitat : Rock creviceses.

    Plants protected by law : Balearic Catalogue.

    IUCN Category : En peligro

    Characteristics : A plant endemic to Menorca, very similar to Cymbalaria aequitriloba, but with larger, blue flowers, the leaves have a succulent texture which easily break when handled. There are other more precise variations in the seed ornamentation that are not obvious at a simple glance. It is a very rare plant, and lives in rock crevices in the ravines of the Menorcan Midjorn. Flowers in May.

    Status : Endèmica.

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra