Echium angustifolium subsp. angustifolium Mill., 1768
Common names: Narrow-leaved Bugloss [En], Vipérine à feuilles étroites [Fr], Έχιο το στενόφυλλο [Gr], Dar yapraklı Engerek Out [Tu]
Sadrazamköy (Livera, Λιβερα), KYRENIA (Girne, Κερύνεια) ● Cyprus
Description: Perennial plant with woody stock, strongly branched, densely hairy.
The basal leaves rosette is flat, dark green, coarsely pubescent. The leaves are narrowly linear, lanceolate, oblong or narrowly elliptic.
The purple flowers are fading to lilac blue with age.
It is a much more sprawling plant than other members of the Borage Family.
Biology: It flowers from March to July.
Habitat: Disturbed areas, roadsides, waste ground and coastal land, rocky and stony soils.
Distribution: Eastern Mediterranean Region; East Aegean Islands, Turkey, Cyprus, Egypt, Israel/Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria.
The flora of the Lake Van Basin
Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity