Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

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

Lavatera triloba L. subsp. pallescens (Moris) Nyman

Family : MALVACEAE

Genus : Lavatera

    Province distribution : Balearic Islands.

    Distribution in the islands : Minorca.

    General distribution : Mediterranean (Balearico - tirrenic)

    Flowering time : April. May. June. July.

    Life-forms : Nanophanerophyte.

    Habitat : Stony soils in windy areas near the coast.

    Plants protected by law : Balearic Catalogue.

    IUCN Category : Vulnerable

    Characteristics : It is a small bush in the coastal zones of Menorca (var. minoricensis), previously considered endemic to the island under the name Lavatera minoricensis. It has very wavy leaves at the margin and the flowers are pinkish with purple veins. The colour of the flowers and the wavy leaves make it possible to distinguish it from Lavatera maritima without any difficulty. Flowers at the end of the spring.

    Status : Endèmica (Tirrènica).

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra