Anagallis monelli

Linnaeus

Sp. Pl. 1: 148. 1753 ,.

Common names: Flaxleaf or Mediterranean pimpernel
Synonyms: Anagallis linifolia Linnaeus
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 306.

Plants perennial. Stems erect or ascending, 1–5 (–7) dm. Leaves opposite (whorled); blade linear-lanceolate to lanceolate or elliptic, 8–15 (–20) × 2–6 mm. Pedicels ascending in fruit, 20–50 mm, longer than subtending leaf. Flowers: sepals 5, calyx divided to ca. 1/2, 4–6 mm, shorter than corolla, margins entire, narrowly scarious, apex acute to acuminate; petals 5, corolla blue or red, salverform (almost rotate) to slightly campanulate, 5–12 mm. Capsules 5–7 mm. Seeds 20–45.2n = 22 (Europe).


Phenology: Flowering spring–fall.
Habitat: Coastal sage scrub or dune swales
Elevation: 0-700 m

Distribution

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Introduced; Calif., Va., sw Europe, nw Africa

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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"dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

... more about "Anagallis monelli"
Acute (?) +  and Acuminate (?) +
Anita F. Cholewa +
Linnaeus +
mostly rounded +  and cuneate +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
sculpted +  and entire +
linear-lanceolate;lanceolate or elliptic +
2mm;6mm +
divided +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
Flaxleaf or Mediterranean pimpernel +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
Calif. +, Va. +, sw Europe +  and nw Africa +
0-700 m +
curved +  and straight +
circumscissile +
globose +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
Coastal sage scrub or dune swales +
nectariferous +
monomorphic +
crenulate +
tenuinucellate +  and bitegmic +
anatropous;campylotropous +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
connate;proximally nearly distinct +
Flowering spring–fall. +
3-5-carpellate +
papillate;alveolate +
epipetalous +  and antipetalous +
branched +  and simple +
ascending +  and erect +
usually capitate;truncate +
rudimentary +
Anagallis linifolia +
Anagallis monelli +
Anagallis +
species +
annual +  and perennial +