Smyrnium perfoliatum L. subsp. rotundifolium (Mill.) Bonnier & Layens




APIACEAE Lindl.
Apiales Nakai
Asteranae Takht.
Magnoliidae Novák ex Takht.

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© Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università degli Studi di Trieste
by Antonio Speranza





Fonte / Source:
Portale della Flora d'Italia / Portal to the Flora of Italy
http://dryades.units.it/floritaly



This biannual plant with a Mediterranean distribution is present, with two subspecies, in all regions of Central and Southern Italy, in Emilia-Romagna, Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia; the subspecies rotundifolium is known from the Marche, Sardinia, Lazio, Abruzzo, Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria and Sicily. It grows in open deciduous or evergreen woods and uncultivated shady places, from sea level to the lower montane belt. The species is found sporadically at the outer edge of the temporary ponds of Sardinia, in shaded areas in contact with ruderal vegetation. The genus name comes from the Greek 'smyrna' (myrrh) in reference to the aroma of the seeds, the species name refers to the leaves that clasp the stem with the base. Flowering period: January to May.



Italian name(s): Coriandru (Sardegna), Corinoli arrotondato (Italia), Faluciu (Sicilia, Modica), Pitrusinu sarvaggiu (Sicilia, Avola), Preiderina (Sardegna), Saluciu (Sicilia, Modica), Smirnio a foglie tonde (Italia)





© Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università degli Studi di Trieste
by Antonio Speranza
Monte Altesina, EN, Sicilia, Italia,



© Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università degli Studi di Trieste
by Antonio Speranza
Monte Altesina, EN, Sicilia, Italia,



© Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università degli Studi di Trieste
by Antonio Speranza
Monte Altesina, EN, Sicilia, Italia,



© Hippolyte Coste - Flore descriptive et illustrée de la France, de la Corse et des contrées limitrophes, 1901-1906 – Public domain - copyright expired.



© Hortus Botanicus Catinensis - Herb. sheet 058409