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Gagea juliae

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Gagea juliae, the yellow star-of-Cyprus, is a plant species in the lily family, native to Cyprus and southern Turkey.[1][2][3]

Gagea juliae is a bulbous perennial herb with erect stems 2–20 cm high. Flowers yellow internally with a broad greenish stripe externally on each perianth segment. Flowering February–April.[4]

Habitat

On damp shaded hillsides in garigue, by roadsides or in moist rock crevices or in pine forest at 50–1650 m altitude.

Distribution

Native to Cyprus and southern Turkey, it is found in Akamas, Ayia, Stavros Psokas, Tripylos the Troödos forest, Platres, Ayios Theodoros (Adelphi Forest), the Makhera and Limassol Forests, Kellaki, Pentadaktylos, Yialousa.[5]

References

  1. ^ Pascher, Adolf Adolph A. 1904. Lotos 52: 124
  2. ^ Meikle, R.D. (1985). Flora of Cyprus 2: 833-1970. The Bentham-Moxon Trust Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  3. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  4. ^ Cyprus Flora in Colour the Endemics, V. Pantelas, T. Papachristophorou, P. Christodoulou, July 1993, ISBN 9963-7931-0-X
  5. ^ The Endemic Plants of Cyprus, Texts: Takis Ch. Tsintides, Photographs: Laizos Kourtellarides, Cyprus Association of Professional Foresters, Bank of Cyprus Group, Nicosia 1998, ISBN 9963-42-067-2

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Gagea juliae: Brief Summary

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Gagea juliae, the yellow star-of-Cyprus, is a plant species in the lily family, native to Cyprus and southern Turkey.

Gagea juliae is a bulbous perennial herb with erect stems 2–20 cm high. Flowers yellow internally with a broad greenish stripe externally on each perianth segment. Flowering February–April.

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