Bergenia crassifolia (L.) Fritsch
  • Verh. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien
  • Bergenie


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Bergenia crassifolia (L.) Fritsch. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000564227. Accessed on: 19 Oct 2021'

General Information

Herbs perennial, 15-30 cm tall. Rhizomes thick, scaly. Leaves all basal; petiole 3-9 cm, sheathing base glabrous at margin; leaf blade narrowly to broadly obovate or elliptic, 5-12.5 × 3.5-9.5 cm, leathery, both surfaces glabrous and ± glandular pitted, base usually cuneate, rarely rounded, margin sinuate-dentate, apex obtuse. Inflorescence cymose, 3.5-13 cm, many flowered; branches and pedicels subsessile glandular. Hypanthium subsessile glandular. Sepals erect, obovate to broadly triangular-obovate, 3-4 × 2-4 mm, leathery, abaxially subsessile glandular, veins many, margin glabrous, apex obtuse or retuse. Petals purple, elliptic to broadly ovate, 7-8 × 4.6-5 mm, veins many, base narrowed into a claw ca. 1 mm, apex retuse. Stamens ca. 4.5 mm. Ovary ovoid, ca. 2.5 mm; styles 2, ca. 2.5 mm. Fl. May-Sep. 2n = 34.

  • Provided by: [A].Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
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    Morphology

    10–30 cm hoch, mit dickfleischigem, oberirdischem Rhizom, dieses mit vorjährigen Blattresten. Blätter gross, rundlich bis oval, Durchmesser 10–20 cm, fein gezähnt und bewimpert, mit eingesenkten Drüsen, in den Stiel verschmälert bis herzförmig.

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    Ecology

    2–4. Als Zierpflanze kultiviert und gelegentlich verwildert.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    BergenieGermanCH
    BergeniaItalianCH
    BergénieFrenchCH

      Bibliography

     Information From

    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz
    http://www.flora-helvetica.ch
    Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz, Konrad Lauber, Gerhart Wagner, Andreas Gygax. Haupt Verlag 2018.
    • B All Rights Reserved
    Saxifragaceae
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).