Kickxia elatine subsp. crinita (Mabille) Greuter, Boissiera 13: 106 1967. (syn: Antirrhinum caucasicum (Sprengel) Willd. ex Ledeb.; Antirrhinum elatiniflorum Wahlenb.; Antirrhinum elatinoides Ten.; Elatinoides elatine var. villosa (Beiss.) Schwartz; Elatinoides sieberi (Rchb.) Dörfler; Kickxia bombycina (Boiss. & Blanche) Vierh. & Rech. fil.; Kickxia caucasica (Muss.-Puschk. ex Spreng.) Kuprian.; Kickxia elatine subsp. bombycina (Boiss. & Bl.) J. Chrtek; Kickxia elatine var. bombycina (Boiss. & Blanche) Hayek; Kickxia elatine subsp. caucasica (Mussin) J. Chrtek; Kickxia elatine var. prestandreae (Tineo) P.D.Sell; Kickxia elatine subsp. sieberi (Rchb.) Hayek; Kickxia lasiopoda (Vis.) Fritsch; Kickxia sieberi (Rchb.) Nábelek (ambiguous synonym); Kickxia sieberi (Reichb.) Dörfl. ex Allan (ambiguous synonym); Kickxia sieberi var. bombycina (Boiss. & Blanche) Rech. fil.; Kickxia subsessilis Pennell; Linaria biancae Lojac.; Linaria bombycina Boiss. & Blanche; Linaria caucasica Mussin ex Sprengel; Linaria crinita Mabille;  Linaria elatine var. biancae (Lojac.) Beguinot; Linaria elatine var. caerulea Chav.; Linaria elatine subsp. crinita (Mabille) Bolós & Vigo; Linaria elatine f. dentata (Guss.) Béguinot; Linaria elatine var. gallaecica Merino & Pau;Linaria elatine subsp. lasiopoda (Vis.) Arcangeli; Linaria elatine var. lasiopoda Vis.; Linaria elatine subsp. sieberi (Rchb.) Arcangeli; Linaria elatine var. sieberi (Rchb.) Chav.; Linaria elatine var. villosa Boiss.; Linaria elatiniflora (Wahlenb.) Nyman; Linaria filipes Bornm.; Linaria incana Hook. fil.; Linaria lasiopoda (Vis.) Freyn; Linaria prestandreae Tineo ex Guss.; Linaria prestandreae var. dentata Guss.; Linaria sieberi Rchb.; Linaria sieberi var. biancae (Lojac.) Nyman; Linaria sieberi var. bombycina (Boiss. & Blanche) Halácsy; Linaria sieberi subsp. crinita (Mabille) Nyman; Linaria sieberi var. lasiopoda (Vis.) Nyman; Linaria sieberi var. prestandreae (Guss.) Nyman; Tursitis reniformis Raf.);         

Spain, Portugal, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Albania, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia
& Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Corsica, France, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Serbia
& Kosovo, European Russia, Northern Caucasus, Armenia, Georgia [Caucasus],
Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Australia (I)
(Western Australia (I), South Australia (I), Queensland (I), New South Wales
(I), Victoria (I), Tasmania (I)), NW-India, Jammu & Kashmir (Kashmir),
Pakistan (Baluchistan, Quetta, Chitral),
Turkey (E-Anatolia, Inner Anatolia,
N-Anatolia, NW-Anatolia: Bithynia, SE-Anatolia, SSW-Anatolia, SW-Anatolia,
W-Anatolia, WN-Anatolia), Cyprus (C-Mountains, E-Cyprus, N-Cyprus, S-Cyprus,
W-Cyprus), Greece (incl. Kiklades), Crete, East Aegaean Isl., Rhodos, Egypt
(Desert Oases, Great Southwestern Desert, Nile Delta, NW-coastal Egypt),
European Turkey, Iran (NE-Iran: Mts., W-Iran), Iraq (NW-Iraq, SE-Iraq:
Mesopotamia), Israel (coastal W-Israel, Rift Valley, N-Israel), Lebanon
(Antilebanon, C-Lebanon, coastal W-Lebanon), Oman (Mascat & Oman), Saudi
Arabia (N-Saudi Arabia, Asir), Sinai peninsula (S-Sinai), Syria (coastal
W-Syria, W-Syrian Mountains), Yemen (N-Inner Yemen), Afghanistan (Bamyan,
Helmand, Nangarhar, Qunduz, Takhar), Azores (Sao Miguel Isl., Terceira, Sao
Jorge), Madeira (Madeira Isl.), Algeria, Tunisia
as per Catalogue of Life;

Common name: Pointed Toadflax, Sharp-leaved Fluellen, Sharpleaf Cancerwort

Kickxia elatine subsp. crinita (Mabille) W. Greuter syn: K. subsessilis Pennel

Trailing perennial herb, villose with white hairs; leaves 1-2 cm long, ovate, rounded or bluntly hastate lobed at base; petiole 1/4 as long as blade; flowers axillary on up to 18 mm long pedicels; sepals ovate-lanceolate 3-4 mm long; corolla deeper yellow, lower lip deep crimson or purple, spur curved forwards, as long as rest of corolla; capsule 3 mm long, dehiscing by abscission plate of most of external wall of each cell; Seeds 1 mm long, reticulate-alveolate, capsule.
Photographed from Pampore Karewas famous for saffron cultivation, Kashmir, J & K, July 9, 2013
This is first species of Kickxia in our database, other two having been shifted to genus Nanorrhinum  


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