Flora of Great Britain and Ireland, Campanulaceae - by Peter Sell, Gina Murrell, S. M. Walters

By Peter Sell, Gina Murrell, S. M. Walters

Deliberate in 5 volumes, this serious plant life offers a definitive account of the local species, naturalised species, widespread backyard escapes and casuals present in the British Isles. complete keys and outlines will let the person to call all crops happening within the wild, plus a few decorative bushes and shrubs. For the 1st time specified debts of the entire huge apomictic genera are given and lots of infraspecific variations incorporated. every one species access starts off with the authorised Latin identify, synonyms and the typical English identify. a close description follows, together with info on flowering interval, pollination and chromosome quantity. Separate descriptions are given for infraspecific taxa. info at the prestige, ecology and distribution (including all over the world distribution) of the species and infraspecific taxa is usually given. transparent black and white line drawings illustrate an in depth thesaurus and likewise remove darkness from the diagnostic beneficial properties in a couple of teams of crops.

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Often a naturalised garden escape. Most of Europe east to central Russia. A member of the European Temperate element with a continental distribution; it is a variable species which is widely naturalised outside its native range. Our plant is subsp. patula. 2. C. rapunculus L. Rampion Bellflower C. ; C. calycina Boeber ex Roem. ; C. ; C. esculenta Salisb. nom. illegit. Biennial herb with a swollen, fleshy, napiform tap-root. Stems 20–80(–100) cm, yellowish-green, erect, angled, striate, glabrous or with short to medium, pale, rough simple eglandular hairs especially below, unbranched or with few, short branches, leafy.

Rhomboidalis L. Broad-leaved Harebell C. rotundifolia subsp. ) Bonnier Perennial herb with a napiform root and slender, sparingly branched rhizome. Stems (10–)20–40(–60) cm, yellowishgreen, often tinged with purple, erect, striate, glabrous or with short or medium, pale simple eglandular hairs, branched only above, leafy. 0 cm, subrotund or reniform, rounded at apex, serrate, the teeth broad, cordate at base and petiolate, the cauline few to numerous, gradually decreasing in size upwards, ovate, lanceolate, ovateoblong or rhomboid, more or less acute or acuminate at apex, crenate-serrate, rounded or more or less cordate at base and sessile, with short, pale simple eglandular hairs, particularly on the margin and veins beneath.

Native of northern Italy and the north-west part of Balkan peninsula. 11. C. alliariifolia Willd. Cornish Bellflower C. ; C. macrophylla Sims Perennial herb. Stems up to 70 cm, pale green, sometimes suffused brownish-purple, erect, robust, striate, with numerous, short to medium, pale, soft simple eglandular hairs, leafy, simple or branched. Leaves alternate; lamina medium green on upper surface, grey to whitish beneath, the basal 5–8 × 5–8 cm, triangular-ovate or ovate, obtuse to acute at apex, bicrenate, the teeth shallow and rounded, cordate at base and long-petiolate, the cauline rapidly decreasing in size and similar to basal but the lower petiolate and the upper sessile, all with numerous, short, pale, appressed simple eglandular hairs on the upper surface and numerous to dense, short, pale simple eglandular hairs below which are pectinate on the veins.

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