Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

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

Gagea mauritanica Durieu


Genus : Gagea

    Province distribution : Balearic Islands.

    General distribution : West Mediterranean

    Flowering time : February. March.

    Life-forms : Geophyte.

    Habitat : Therophytic communities.

    Characteristics : A small geophyte with a basal leaf rosette stems pilose and finished in a very visible yellow flower the leaf bracts are also pilose). The two leaves that emerge directly from the bulb are caniculate and the rest are flat. At the central part of the basal leaf rosette develop small red bulblets. The underground bulb is covered with ascendant roots.

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra