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

Santolina chamaecyparissus L. subsp. magonica Bolòs, Molinier, et Montserrat

Family : COMPOSITAE (ASTERACEAE)

Genus : Santolina

    Catalan common name : Camamilla de muntanya o de Maó. Espernallac. Herba de Sant Joan.

    Spanish common name : Abrótano hembra. Cipresillo. Guardarropa.

    Province distribution : Balearic Islands.

    Distribution in the islands : Cabrera. Ibiza. Mallorca. Minorca.

    Life-forms : Chameophyte.

    Habitat : Rocky coastlines and gardens.

    Uses and properties : Aromatic. Medicinal.

    Plants protected by law : Balearic Catalogue.

    IUCN Category : Poco preocupante

    Characteristics : The Mao chamomile is a grey coloured shrub, with leaves completely divided into linear lobes. A plant with a strong aroma, which can be sensed in areas where there are many present. The inflorescences are small capitols, yellow in colour, and are located above a reasonably long peduncle. The flowers are used for infusions. Flowering at the last of spring and the beginning of the summer.

    Status : Endèmica.

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra