Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

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

Dorycnium fulgurans (Porta) Lassen

Family : LEGUMINOSAE

Genus : Dorycnium

    Catalan common name : Socarrell alís.

    Province distribution : Balearic Islands.

    Distribution in the islands : Cabrera. Mallorca. Minorca.

    General distribution : Mediterranean (Balearic)

    Endemisms : Balearic Islands

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

    Life-forms : Chameophyte. Nanophanerophyte.

    Habitat : Rocky coastlines.

    Plants protected by law : Balearic Catalogue.

    IUCN Category : Poco preocupante

    Characteristics : A densely branched bush, with slightly pointy tips to the branches, which makes it look like a thorny, compact shrub. It can be easily distinguishable from Dorycnium pentaphyllum because of its compactness and because the flowers practically grow on the stalks and not on a peduncle. It lives on the coast together with other species with a similar morphology (Launaea cervicornis,Astragalus balearicus, etc.).

    Status : Endèmica.

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