Tragopogon coelesyriacus, Tragopogon longirostris,
Long-Beaked Goat's Beard,
Hebrew: זקן-תיש ארוך, Arabic: سلسفيل طويل المنقار

Scientific name:  Tragopogon coelesyriacus Boiss.
Synonym name:  Tragopogon longirostris Sch.Bip.
Common name:  Long-Beaked Goat's Beard
Hebrew name:  זקן תיש ארוך
Arabic name:  سلسفيل طويل المنقار
Plant Family:  Compositae / Asteraceae, מורכבים

Tragopogon coelesyriacus, Tragopogon longirostris, Long-Beaked Goat's Beard, זקן תיש ארוך, سلسفيل طويل المنقار

Life form:  Hemicryptophyte
Stems:  15-60cm
Leaves:  Alternate, rosette, entire, narrowly linear
Inflorescence:  Capitula solitairy or few
Flowers:  Violet
Fruits / pods:  Achene; beak about twice as long as body of achene, distinctly clavate
Flowering Period:   April, May, June, July
Habitat:   Batha, Phrygana
Distribution:  Mediterranean Woodlands and Shrublands, Semi-steppe shrublands, Montane vegetation of Mt. Hermon
Chorotype:   Med - Irano-Turanian
Summer shedding:  Ephemeral

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Derivation of the botanical name:
Tragopogon, Greek tragos, a goat; pogon, a beard; Goat's-beard Salsify. The pappus of these herbs is silky.
coelesyriacus, coelum, coel, "heaven", syriacus, "from Syria"; heaven from Syria.
longirostris, long-beaked.
  • The standard author abbreviation Boiss. is used to indicate Pierre Edmond Boissier (1810 – 1885), a Swiss botanist, explorer and mathematician.
  • The standard author abbreviation Sch.Bip. is used to indicate Carl Heinrich Bipontinus Schultz (1805 – 1867), a German physician and botanist.

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Location: Netanya, Sergeants Grove