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Bayer Code : anycl

Scientific name: Anacyclus clavatus (Desf.) Persoon

Synonym(s) of Sc. name: Anacyclus pubescens Reichenbach, Anthemis clavata L. Anthemis tomentosa Gouan, Chamaemelum tomentosum Allioni

Classification: Compositae, Dicotyledonous

Common name: longwort

Synonym(s) of Common name:

Name per country: DE : Keulige Flügelfruchtkamille ; ES : botoncillo ; FR : anacycle tomenteux ; IT : camomilla tomentosa ; PT : pimposto-branco ;

Biological type: Annual

Seed snapshot Seed:


Seedling snapshot Seedling:

- Cotyledons elliptical to ovate, with rounded tip, sessile.

-Divided leaves, palmate.

Adult plant snapshot Adult plant snapshot Adult plant:

- Height: 20-40 cm.

- Stem erect, branched, more or less lanate.

- Lower leaves in rosette. Elongated leaves, divided, pinnate, with linear very restricted segments, terminated by small mucron. Flowers white ligulate and tubulous yellow grouped in capitulum of 15-20 mm; scales of the receptacle large with triangular top.

- Fruits: external achenes on each capitulum surrounded by 2 slender wings and angular at top.

- Biological type: annual.

Mistake with: Anthemis altissima , Anthemis arvensis , Anthemis cotula , Chamaemelum fuscatum , Chamaemelum mixtum , Anacyclus radiatus , Anacyclus valentinus

Ecological profile (click on flags): Spain   Present     France  Present     Italy  Present     Portugal  Rare    

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