Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

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

Biscutella ebusitana Rosselló, N. Torres & L. Sáez

Family : CRUCIFERAE (BRASSICACEAE)

Genus : Biscutella

    Province distribution : Balearic Islands.

    Distribution in the islands : Formentera. Ibiza.

    General distribution : Mediterranean (Balearic)

    Endemisms : Balearic Islands

    Flowering time : March. April. May. June.

    Life-forms : Chameophyte.

    Habitat : Rocky coastlines and cliff faces.

    Plants protected by law : Balearic Catalogue.

    IUCN Category : Vulnerable

    Characteristics : A perennial herb with a small trunk at the base lives in the cracks of rock formations in the Pitiusses. Leaves are lobed and silky to the touch, flowers are yellow and when fructify develop a very characteristic fruit in the form of two fused semicircles, so if bearing fruit, cannot be confused with any other species. Flowers from the spring to the beginning of summer.

    Status : Endèmica.

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra