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Digitalis davisiana

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Digitalis davisiana[1][2][3] is a species of the genus Digitalis in the family Plantaginaceae.[4]

Distribution and habitat

Native to Turkey[1] and Eastern Mediterranean Basin.[2] UK zone 8.[2]

Description

Digitalis davisiana is a rhizomatous perennial which flowers in early summer.[1][2]

  • Height/width: Up to 70 cm (28 in) tall[1][2] and 30 cm (12 in) wide.[1]
  • Leaves: Mid-green, finely toohed, hairless[1] or glabrous, linear [2] lance-shaped leaves to 7–12 cm (3–5 in) in length.[1][2]
  • Flowers: Flowers are borne in loose racemes and are pale yellow, with orange veins. They measure 3–4 cm (1.25-1.5 in) in length.[1]

Pests and diseases

Susceptible to leaf spot and powdery mildew.[1]

Etymology

Digitalis, a derivation of 'digit' (as in 'fingered', 'hand-like', or 'lobed from one point'), meaning 'Finger-Bonnet' or 'Fingerstall', which comes from Leonhart Fuchs' translation of the German name for Digitalis, 'Fingerhut', literally meaning 'Finger-Hat'. Davisiana is named for Peter Hadland Davis.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Brickell, Christopher "The Royal Horticultural Society A-Z of Garden Plants (Volume 1: A-J)", 3rd ed. Copyright 1996, 2003, 2008 Dorling Kindersley Ltd., London. .mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output q{quotes:"""""'"'"}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}ISBN 9781405332965 pp 377
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Huxley, Anthony; Griffiths, Mark; Levy, Margot "The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening (Volume 2, D-K)" 1st ed., copyright 1992, Macmillan Press Ltd. ISBN 0333474945 pp 67
  3. ^ The Plant List
  4. ^ Olmstead, R. G.; dePamphilis, C. W.; Wolfe, A. D.; Young, N. D.; Elisons, W. J. & Reeves P. A. (2001). "Disintegration of the Scrophulariaceae". American Journal of Botany. American Journal of Botany, Vol. 88, No. 2. 88 (2): 348–361. doi:10.2307/2657024. JSTOR 2657024. PMID 11222255.
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Digitalis davisiana: Brief Summary

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Digitalis davisiana is a species of the genus Digitalis in the family Plantaginaceae.

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