Legousia speculum-veneris

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European looking glass
Legousia speculum-veneris1 eF.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Campanulaceae
Genus: Legousia
Species:
L. speculum-veneris
Binomial name
Legousia speculum-veneris

Legousia speculum-veneris, the looking glass[1] or large Venus's-looking-glass,[2] is an annual ornamental plant in the family Campanulaceae (bellflowers). It blooms from June to August and is native to the Mediterranean region.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Campanula speculum-veneris L. – Sp. Pl.: 168 (1753), basionym
  • Legousia arvensis Durande – Fl. Bourgogne 1: 37 (1782), nom. superfl.
  • Prismatocarpus speculum-veneris (L.) L'Hér. – Sert. Angl.: 3 (1789)
  • Campanula pulchella Salisb. – Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton: 127 (1796), nom. superfl.
  • Legousia durandei Delarbre – Fl. Auvergne, ed. 2: 45 (1800), nom. superfl.
  • Campanula arvensis Pers. – Syn. Pl. 1: 193 (1805)
  • Prismatocarpus hirtus Ten. – Fl. Napol. 1(Prodr.): xvi (1811)
  • Campanula hirta (Ten.) Schult. – J.J.Roemer & J.A.Schultes, Syst. Veg. 5: 153 (1819)
  • Campanula cordata Vis. – Stirp. Dalmat. Spec.: 5 (1826)
  • Specularia speculum-veneris (L.) A.DC. – Monogr. Campan.: 346 (1830)
  • Legousia speculum Fisch. ex A.DC. – Monogr. Campan.: 347 (1830)
  • Specularia speculum-veneris var. calycina A.DC. – Monogr. Campan.: 347 (1830)
  • Specularia speculum-veneris var. libanotica A.DC. – Monogr. Campan.: 347 (1830)
  • Specularia speculum-veneris var. pubescens A.DC. – Monogr. Campan.: 347 (1830)
  • Prismatocarpus cordatus (Vis.) Rchb. – Fl. Germ. Excurs.: 858 (1831)
  • Specularia cordata (Vis.) Heynh. – Nom. Bot. Hort.: 689 (1841)
  • Specularia vulgaris Kitt. – Taschenb. Fl. Deutschl., ed. 2: 483 (1843), nom. superfl.
  • Prismatocarpus speculum-veneris var. hirtus (Ten.) K.Koch – Linnaea 19: 30 (1846)
  • Specularia speculum-veneris var. stricta Griseb. – Spic. Fl. Rumel. 2: 279 (1846)
  • Specularia arvensis Montandon – F.Friche-Joset, Syn. Fl. Jura, ed. 2: 156 (1868)
  • Campanula trigona Ehrenb. ex Boiss. – Fl. Orient. 3: 959 (1875)
  • Specularia speculum-veneris var. racemosa Boiss. – Fl. Orient. 3: 959 (1875)
  • Specularia speculum-veneris var. cordata (Vis.) Nyman – Consp. Fl. Eur.: 483 (1879)
  • Specularia speculum-veneris var. hirta (Ten.) Nyman – Consp. Fl. Eur.: 483 (1879)
  • Specularia speculum-veneris subsp. hirta (Ten.) Arcang. – Comp. Fl. Ital.: 450 (1882)
  • Specularia speculum-veneris f. plena Voss – Vilm. Blumengärtn. ed. 3, 1: 563 (1894)
  • Specularia speculum-veneris f. procumbens Voss – Vilm. Blumengärtn. ed. 3, 1: 563 (1894)
  • Specularia speculum-veneris var. procumbens (Voss) auct. – Rev. Hort. 1897: 254 (1897)
  • Specularia speculum-veneris subvar. pubescens (A.DC.) Rouy – G.Rouy & J.Foucaud, Fl. France 10: 57 (1908)
  • Specularia polypiflora Davidov – Trav. Soc. Bulg. Sci. Nat. 8: 92 (1915)
  • Specularia hirta (Ten.) Gand. – Fl. Cret.: 69 (1916)
  • Legousia speculum-veneris f. calycina (A.DC.) Hayek – Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 30(2): 551 (1930)
  • Legousia speculum-veneris f. polypiflora (Davidov) Hayek – Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 30(2): 551 (1930)
  • Legousia speculum-veneris f. stricta (Griseb.) Hayek – Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 30(2): 551 (1930)
  • Githopsis latifolia Eastw. – Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. IV, 20: 154 (1931)
L. speculum-veneris

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Legousia speculum-veneris". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 24 January 2016.
  2. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17.

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