Anchusa undulata subsp. hybrida (Ten.) Cout., 1913
Common names: Hybrid Bugloss, Hybrid Alkanet [En], Buglosse hybride [Fr], Gewellte Ochsenzunge [De], Buglossa ibrida [It], Άνχουσα η κυματιστή [Gr], Sığırdili [Tu]
Cape Kormakitis (Koruçam Burnu, Ακρωτήριο Κορμακίτη), KYRENIA (Girne, Κερύνεια) ● Cyprus
Description: Tuberculate-hispid biennial or perennial plant. The stems are spreading or erect, 15-40 cm.
The leaves are lanceolate to elliptic, 30-70 x 5-15 mm, ± deeply undulate-dentate, with short soft and longer stiff tuberculate hairs.
The inflorescence is elongate, with small ovate-lanceolate bracts. The calyx is 5-10 mm, divided to 1/2 into broad obtuse to ± acute lobes. The corolla is violet to deep purple, rarely white, the tube is 6-10 mm, the lobes 2-3 mm. The stamens are usually inserted at about middle of tube and not overlapping scales.
The nutlets are c. 2 x 3-4 mm, obliquely ovoid.
Biology: Flowering between March to May.
Habitat: Pinus brutia forest, sand dunes, waste places, way sides. Up to 900 m.
Distribution: Mediterranean region, except Iberian peninsula.
Davis P.H., 1978. Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean islands, Edinburgh University Press.