Home; Inula crithmoides. Inula crithmoides. Summary; Photos; Maps; Habitats; Life Form; Distribution; Conservation Status; Other Accounts; References. Inula crithmoides L., a common halophyte from the coast of Lebanon was evaluated for use in saline agriculture. The plant is traditionally consumed in Lebanon. Learn more about the Golden samphire – with amazing Golden samphire photos and facts on Arkive.
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X Close Image credit. Apical flower opens first with lower buds following. Field observationsMalloch, A.
Each floret is a tube with a star-shaped opening from which a single style protrudes out. Inula, the Latin classical name for the plant, is considered to be a corruption of crthmoides Greek word Helenion which in its Latinised form, Helenium, is also now applied to the same species.
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A rooting system where there is the main descending root of a plant having a single dominant large structure from which a network of smaller and long roots emerge. Each flower head consists of a yellow, strap-like spreading, non-overlapping petals ray florets with numerous yellow disc florets at the centre possessing yolk-yellow anthers. The resemblance is based on the leaves becasue the flowers of the rock samphire are completely different.
You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. Beige Referring to the pappi of the collective fruit head.
Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms All stub articles. Being a semi- succulent plant, Inula crithmoides grows well in the arid conditions of Summer in Malta and can withstand salt halophyte. Eritheis maritima Gray Inula crithmoides L. Ray petals around disc florets: One variation is present in the leaf tips and the other in the flower size and its number of ray florets. England it also occurs in saltmarshes, growing in low-marsh sites on coarse sand and above this on moderately organic soils, frequently where drift-litter accumulates.
The flowers are self-fertile able to pollinate themselves and may also be pollinated by beesflies and beetles.
Number of petals ray florets vary between 12 to 16 per corolla and they are not always perfectly symmetrical. Long and narrow with parallel margins. There criyhmoides many fables about the origin of this name.
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Share this image — Hide sharing options. The upper part of the leaves are usually smooth, having an entire outline finger-shaped but some specimens were more flattened and ending injla 3 tiny teeth check image INUCR below. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. A little further inland, crithmoidess is found in Festuca rubra-Armeria maritima turf, usually on the seaward edge, associated with Arenaria serpyllifoliaBromus hordeaceus subsp.
One can also see several buds along the branch. LMBCR Close up photo of fruit showing detail of the receptacle on the left and of the achenes right which consist of a light-brown seed with a bristly pappus having a beige colour.
We are currently updating this section. At this salinity, crude protein content averaged The style splits in two conspicuous dull-yellow stigmas at the top. A collection of achenes with a bristly pappus forming a soft spherical structure.
Flowering is from July to October, with fruit dispersal from September to November. Coasts of Europe, including Britain, and western Asia. Life Form – primary Hemicryptophyte.
Basionym or principal synonyms: It prefers moist soil.