Sunday, June 20, 2010

The Bald Lady’s Mantle Perennial Plant

Bald lady's mantle (Alchemilla glabra) is a perennial plant that belongs to the rose family (Rosaceae). The species is on the Dutch Red List of plants as relatively rare and has fallen sharply. The plant is native to Europe.

The plant is 10-60 cm high. The stem and leaves are hairless or steal are pointing up, pressed down hair. The top of the often heavily pleated leaves are bare root. At the bottom are on the veins hair. The stipules dry unlike the pretty lady's mantle (Alchemilla mollis) is not fast. The edge of the blade is serrated.

Bare lady'smantle flowers from May to autumn with yellow green flowers in a tuilvormig regardless meertakkig bijscherm arranged. The calyx tube is bald. Sepals shorter to slightly longer than the calyx tube.

The fruit is an achene eenzadige.

The plant is found on wet to moist soil along roadsides and waterfronts.


See also: International Flower Delivery, Florist

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