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Thymelaea pubescens (Thymelaea pubescens)


Thymelaea pubescens is a species of woody plant belonging to the family Thymelaeaceae . It is native to the Iberian-Moroccan western Mediterranean region , in Spain it is distributed by Alicante , Castellón , Lérida , Tarragona and Valencia where it grows in dry and calcic grasslands of places of continental Mediterranean climate. It is a small perennial plant , erect, very woody base, with stems densely covered by narrow leaves , glabrous, flat and arranged alternately. The flowers do not present brácteas and are hairy, of tubular form and of yellowish color.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum:

        • Class: Magnoliopsida

          • Order: Malvales

            • Family: Thymelaeaceae

              • Genus: Thymelaea