Rhinanthus angustifolius

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Rhinanthus angustifolius
Rhinanthus angustifolius.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Orobanchaceae
Genus: Rhinanthus
Species: R. angustifolius
Binomial name
Rhinanthus angustifolius
C.C.Gmel.

Rhinanthus angustifolius or Greater Yellow-rattle is a Lamiales plant species of the genus Rhinanthus. It is an annual wildflower native to temperate grasslands in much of Europe, and north and central Western Asia. The yellow flowers are mostly visited by bumblebees.[1]

Distribution[edit]

Rhinanthus angustifolius has native distribution in:[2]

Europe
Asia

Synonyms[edit]

  • Alectorolophus major Rchb.,
  • Alectorolophus glaber (Lam.) Beck
  • Alectorolophus montanus (Saut.) Frits
  • Rhinanthus apterus (R. angustifolius subsp. grandiflorus)
  • Rhinanthus glaber Lam. (R. angustifolius subsp. angustifolius)
  • Rhinanthus grandiflorus (Wallr.) Bluff & Fingerh. (R. angustifolius subsp. grandiflorus)
  • Rhinanthus major
  • Rhinanthus montanus Sauter (R. angustifolius subsp. angustifolius)
  • Rhinanthus parviflorus Noulet (R. angustifolius subsp. angustifolius)
  • Rhinanthus reichenbachii Bentham in DC. (R. angustifolius subsp. grandiflorus)
  • Rhinanthus serotinus (Schönheit) Oborny (R. angustifolius subsp. angustifolius)
  • Rhinanthus vernalis (Zinger) Schischk. & Sergueievkaja (R. angustifolius subsp. grandiflorus
  • Rhinanthus × poeverleinii (R. angustifolius subsp. ? × glacialis)

Vernacular names[edit]

Common names for Rhinanthus angustifolius in various languages include:

  • German = Großer Klappertopf
  • English = Greater Yellow-rattle
  • Finnish = Isolaukku
  • Dutch = Grote ratelaar
  • Macedonian = Голема шумарига
  • Polish = Szelężnik większy
  • Swedish = Höskallra

References[edit]

  1. ^ Van Der Kooi, C. J.; Pen, I.; Staal, M.; Stavenga, D. G.; Elzenga, J. T. M. (2015). "Competition for pollinators and intra-communal spectral dissimilarity of flowers" (PDF). Plant Biology. doi:10.1111/plb.12328. 
  2. ^ Rhinanthus angustifolius information from NPGS/GRIN . accessed 6.11.2011