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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Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Some leaves have 3 small teeth at their tip. Light Brown Pappus is beige. Young leaves – raw or cooked[61,].

On the left is a developing fruit, while next to it is a fully developed fruit involucre spread out with a number of achenes ready to be blown by wind and dispersed away.

Each flower is made crjthmoides of a green, semi-spherical or rather cylindrical involucre made up of numerous tiny, flap-like phyllaries tiled over each other imbricated.

Inula crithmoides L. — The Plant List

The style splits in two conspicuous dull-yellow stigmas at the top. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Results indicate that abundance and density of Iula. LMBCR Photo of composite flower with strap-shaped ‘petals’ ray-florets each having their tips with 3 minute teeth.

Inula crithmoides

Inula crithmoidesa common halophyte from the coast of Lebanon, was evaluated for use in saline agriculture. More support is needed [ read more ] Nomenclature. Basionym or principal synonyms: Image credit Link to inulx image Add to scrapbook How you can use this crithmoidws. Some specimens have more flattened but still fleshy leaves with 3 tiny teeth at their tip. Leaves growing at the underside shrivel and die. As a result it is especially found along many rocky coasts in the Maltese Islands.


Authentication This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. The first is in low marsh areas developed on coarse sands, where it is associated with Atriplex portulacoides, Limonium vulgare, Puccinellia maritima and Salicornia europaeaand occasionally Frankenia laevis and Sarcocornia perennis.

July Mean Temperature Celsius: It also occurs on the gravels of an accreting foreshore. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. Crithmoifes leaflets grow in small clusters form the axil of some mature leaves. Often flowers show up with unsymmetrical petals where some are shorter from other petals, not evenly spaced, or overlapping each other.

If you are able to help please contact: Growing at different positions along the stem axis.

Retrieved 13 Crithmoives Where have you seen this plant on the Maltese Islands? Flowers made up many petals ray florets radiating around numerous, packed, tiny flowers disc florets seated on a common receptacle.

Skip to main content. Submit further info on this species. Inula crithmoides offshoots were collected from the wild and propagated in a controlled environment. 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.


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World Distribution Mediterranean-Atlantic element; it reaches its northern limit in Scotland. It prefers moist soil. This plant is a high-Iodine vegetable where Crithmoieds levels ranged between 0.

LMBCR Another photo showing a flowering branch with plenty of golden flowers in small loose clusters along the length of the branch. This page was last edited on 14 Februaryat Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world.

The saltmarsh occurrences are mainly restricted to the Solent, West Sussex, the Thames estuary and Essex, whereas the cliff populations are found in Kent and Purbeck crothmoides. At this salinity, crude protein content averaged Views Read Edit View history. Flowers are produced in loose clusters mostly along the upper half of the branch, but the first flowers to develop are always present at the tip of the branch, with new flowers developing progressively downwards along the branch.

Inula crithmoides | Online Atlas of the British and Irish Flora

inyla The tip of the style splits in 2 stigmas while around its column there are the 5, fused stamens. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs.

Plant was about 80cm long and can grow up to cm.