Euphrasia salisburgensis var. hibernica

Pugsley

J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 48: 533, plate 37, figs. f, g. 1930.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 501.

Stems simple or branched, to 10 cm; branches 1–6 pairs, from middle cauline nodes; cauline internode lengths 1 times subtending leaves. Leaves: blade narrowly oblong or narrowly oblanceolate, 2–8 (–10) mm, margins sparsely dentate, teeth 1 or 2 (or 3) pairs, apices acute. Inflorescences beginning at node 5–10; proximal internode lengths 0.8–1.5 times subtending bracts; bracts green, sometimes purplish, slightly broader than leaves, oblong to lanceolate, length 2.5+ times width, 4–8 mm, surfaces glabrous, teeth 1–3 pairs, longer or much longer than wide, apices narrowly acute, sometimes aristate. Flowers: corolla white, adaxial lip lilac, 5–7 mm, abaxial lip slightly exceeding or equal to adaxial. Capsules oblong to elliptic-oblong, 4–5 mm, margins eciliate or short-ciliate, apex truncate, retuse, or emarginate. 2n = 44 (Ireland).


Phenology: Flowering mid summer–fall.
Habitat: Short turf on shallow soils over limestone.
Elevation: 0–200 m.

Distribution

Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.), w Europe (Ireland)

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"slightly broader" is not a number.

0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
Emarginate (?) +, Retuse (?) +, Truncate (?) +, Aristate (?) +  and Acute (?) +
Galina Gussarova +
Pugsley +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
oblanceolate;oblong +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
not leathery +  and fleshy +
alternate +  and subopposite +
purplish;green +
oblong +  and lanceolate +
1 +  and 6 +
tubular +  and flattened +
not accrescent +
oblong;elliptic-oblong +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
1 times subtending leaves +
Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.) +  and w Europe (Ireland) +
0–200 m. +
2 +  and 1 +
indehiscent +, septicidal +, loculicidal +  and dehiscence +
Short turf on shallow soils over limestone. +
axillary +  and terminal +
deciduous +
triangular +
incised +, dentate +  and crenate +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
campylotropous-like +
Flowering mid summer–fall. +
0.8-1.5 times subtending bracts +
J. Linn. Soc., Bot. +
10 +  and 18 +
fusiform +
subequal +
branched +  and simple +
aerial +  and subterranean +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
not fleshy +
Euphrasia salisburgensis var. hibernica +
Euphrasia salisburgensis +
variety +
much longer than wide +  and longer +
1 +  and 3 +