Galium verrucosum, Galium saccharatum, Galium valantia,
Warty bedstraw, Southern cleavers, דבקת הפטמות
|| ||Galium verrucosum Hudson|
|| ||Galium saccharatum All., Galium valantia Weber|
|| ||Warty bedstraw, Southern cleavers|
|| || דבקת הפטמות |
|| ||Rubiaceae, פואתיים|
|| ||15 cm|
|| ||Whorled, entire, smooth, shiny, mucronate leaves|
|| ||Cyme, 3-5 flowers on the same stalk|
|| ||Hermaphrodite; white|
|Fruits / pods:
|| ||Spherical fruit covered with conical protuberances (warts) that gave it its name |
|| || February, March, April|
|| ||Cultivated areas (weeds)|
|| ||Mediterranean Woodlands and Shrublands, Montane vegetation of Mt. Hermon|
|| || Mediterranean|
Derivation of the botanical name:
Galium from Greek word gala, "milk," and alluding to the fact that certain species were used to curdle milk.
verrucosum, verrucos, "warty", full of warts.
- The standard author abbreviation Hudson is used to indicate William Hudson (1730 – 1793), a British botanist and apothecary based in London.
- The standard author abbreviation All is used to indicate Carlo Allioni (1728 – 1804), an Italian physician and professor of botany at the University of Turin.
- The standard author abbreviation Weber is used to indicate George Heinrich Weber (1752 – 1828), a German physician and botanist.