Verbascum banaticum Schrad.

Taxonomy: Fam. Scrophulariaceae// Genus: Verbascum// Species: Verbascum banaticum Schrad.

Determined according to the botanical key provided in Flora Europaea (Tutin et al., 1972).

Lifeform: Biennial.

Distribution: Native from Balkan Peninsula to Ukraine according to the distribution information provided by the the Plants of the World Online portal (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew).

Habitat: Open habitats- dry grassland, rocky terrains with sparse vegetation, clearings of oak forests.

Flowering period: Summer: JUN, JUL, AUG.

Verbascum banaticum – habit. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and the gorge of “Orizarska” River, 04.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – habit. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and the gorge of “Orizarska” River, 04.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – habit. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and the gorge of “Orizarska” River, 04.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – inflorescence. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and the gorge of “Orizarska” River, 04.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – inflorescence with flowers. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and the gorge of “Orizarska” River, 04.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – inflorescence with flowers. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and the gorge of “Orizarska” River, 04.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – flowers and flower buds. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and the gorge of “Orizarska” River, 04.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – flowers. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and the gorge of “Orizarska” River, 04.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – flowers. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and the gorge of “Orizarska” River, 04.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – flowers and flower buds. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and the gorge of “Orizarska” River, 04.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – cauline leaves. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and the gorge of “Orizarska” River, 04.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – basal leaves. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and the gorge of “Orizarska” River, 04.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – basal leaves. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and the gorge of “Orizarska” River, 04.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – habit. Hilly region near village of Beli. Photos taken on 13.06.2021 (right and central) and 30.05.2021 (left) by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – habit. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – habit. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – inflorescence. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – inflorescence. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – inflorescence. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – inflorescence with flowers and flower buds. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – flower. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – inflorescence with flowers and flower buds. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – flowers and flower buds. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – flowers. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – flower buds. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – flowers. Hilly region near village of Beli, 30.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – upper cauline leaves. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – stem with developing lateral branches. Hilly region near village of Beli, 30.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – upper cauline leaves. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – upper cauline leaves. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – middle cauline leaves. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – lower part of plant- stem with leaves. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – lower cauline leaf Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – lower cauline leaf. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – abaxial side of lower cauline leaf. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – basal and lower cauline leaves. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – basal leaf. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – basal leaf. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Verbascum banaticum – abaxial side of basal leaf. Hilly region near village of Beli, 13.06.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.

References:

Tutin, T.G., Heywood, V.H., Burges, N.A., Moore, D.M., Valentine, D.H., Walters, S.M. & Webb, D.A. (1972). Flora Europaea. Volume 3: Diapensiaceae to Myoporaceae. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Verbascum banaticum Schrad. Plants of the World Online, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. https://powo.science.kew.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:810793-1 [Accessed 28.11.2021].

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