Degenia velebitica

Degenia velebitica

  • Degenia velebitica
  • Degenia velebitica
  • Degenia velebitica
  • Degenia velebitica
  • Flower name
    Degenia velebitica
  • Scientific name
    Degenia velebitica
  • AliasDegenia velebitica
  • Place of origin endemic to Croatia
  • Place of floweringSpecific area
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Degenia velebitica

Degenia velebitica (scientific name: Degenia velebitica), endemic to Croatia, is a perennial herb in the genus Degenia of the Brassicaceae family. This alone constitutes one genus and one species. It is native to the Velebit and Kapela mountains in Croatia. It produces fragrant, yellow, four-petaled flowers in May and June from a long, dark green forehead. An image of the flower appears on the reverse side of the Croatian 50 lipa coin. Unfortunately, it is listed as an endangered species.
The genus name "Degenia" is named after the Hungarian botanist Dr. Árpád von Degen, who discovered it in July 1907. The species name "velebitica" refers to the "Velebit Mountains" where it grows wild.

Common name: Degenia velebitica, scientific name: Degenia velebitica, native to the Velebit and Capella Mountains in northern Croatia, height: 10 cm, leaves covered with silver-gray hairs, flowering season: May-June, flower color: yellow, fragrance: on flowers, uses: rock garden and trough, special note: endangered species.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    D. velebitica
  • Type of flower
    Crossed symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeperennial herb
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesSilver
  • Fruit color
  • Height10.0 ~ 10.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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