Species

Alchemilla glabra

Authority

Alchemilla glabra Neygenf.

Family

Rosaceae

Species Category

Flora - Vascular - Native

Distribution

According to Jermy & Crabbe (1978) it is the most freqent Alchemilla on Mull and the only species recorded from Lunga (Treshnish Isles),

Habitat

According to Jermy & Crabbe (1978) it is found along stream and rover banks, roads and tracksides, damp gullies.

Features

Upper stem is hairless and leaves are hairless on both surfaces except for the parts of the veins near edge of leaf on the underside. This differentiates this species from Alchemilla xanthochlora and Alchemilla filicaulis subsp. vestita.

Flower Colours

Yellow

ORIGIN OF RECORD

Recorded by Jermy & Crabbe (1978).

References and further reading

Jermy, A.C and Crabbe, J.A. (Ed.) 1978. The Island of Mull: A survey of its Flora and Environment. London. British Museum (Natural History).

This page last updated on 26 Aug 2014