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Umbilicus horizontalis
Umbilicus horizontalis
Horizontal Navelwort
Photographer: Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

ID: 0000 0000 0615 0638 (2015-06-04)

Copyright © 2015 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

  • date of photo  Apr 24, 2015
  • latitude 45.09013   longitude 14.43466     View on Google Maps.
  • location   Boat anchorage of Glavotok monastery, island Krk, Adriatic Sea (Kvarner bay, Croatia)
  • notes   Slo.: no name - CR: mesnati pupčić, mesnati klobučić - Habitat: Directly at sea shore, vertical stony wall, west oriented; calcareous ground; open, sunny and dry place, partly protected from direct rain by vertical and slightly overhanging rocks; average precipitations 1.000 -1.200 mm/year,average temperature 13-15 deg C, elevation 3 m (10 feet), Mediterranean phytogeographical region. - Substratum: soil in rock crevices. - Comment: Growing in a group of several plants - some plants apparently from bare rock. Flowers are still in buds. A strange looking plant with unusually shaped, meaty leaves. Not present on Slovenian part of Adriatic Sea shore. - Ref.: (1) R. Domac, Flora Hrvatske, Priručnik za određivanje bilja, ŠkolskaKnjiga, Zgreb, II. izdanje (2002), p 163. (2) M. Blamey, C. Grey-Wilson, Wild Flowers of the Mediterranean, A & C Black, London (2005), p 73.
  • camera   Canon G11, 6.1-30mm/f2.8-4.5
  • contributor's ID #  Bot_867/2015_IMG7644
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Horizontal Navelwort (photographer)
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