Alchemilla xanthochlora [vulgaris] Rothmaler 1937 (Family Rosaceae)


Plant

Leaves

Flower

Fruit

Height: 8-50cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Tufts
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - September (Earliest: 18.4)

Protective Chemicals
Terpenoids Saponins, Terpineol
Flavonoids Quercetin
Other Phenolics Salicylic Acid, Tannins
Other Acids Palmitic, Stearic

Biotopes:
Meadows
Flower Visitors:
Athalia bicolor

Several Syrphidae

Empis trigramma

Hilara medeteriformis

Phorbia longipilis

Muscina levida

Bellardia viarum

Sarcophaga carnaria

Scathophaga stercoraria

Sepsis orthocnemis

Dilophus febrilis

Anthonomus rubi
Parasites:
Coleroa alchemillae

Podosphaera aphanis

Incurvaria praelatella Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Agromyza idaeiana

Cheilosia vicina Larva
(Stem Borer)

Anthonomus rubi Larva
(Flower Gall)
Herbivores:
Autographa gamma

Cnephasia asseclana

Cnephasia incertana

Phyllobius glaucus

Allantus calceatus Larva
Sapivores:
Edwardsiana sociabilis

Sonronius dahlbomi

Aphis fabae

Thrips fuscipennis

Ecological Flora of the British Isles


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