|Brdjani Pin Cushion
Serbia: Okrug Moravica
|local name: -|
extinction date: (?)
|The so called Brdjani gorge
stretches along the highway between the two cites of Čačak and Gornji
Milanovac in the western central Serbia. It is characterized by a
serpentine soil and has a steppe-like flora containing a large amount of
endemic plant forms.
The Brdjani Pin Cushion Flower is one of these endemic plant species. It is now considered extinct.
- V. Stevanovi; Kit Tan; G. Iatrou: Distribution of the endemic Balkan flora on serpentine I. – obligate serpentine endemics. Pl. Syst. Evol., 242: 149-170 (2003)
- Vićentijević-Marković Gordana: The serpentinophytae of the brdjani gorge. Acta agriculturae Serbica, vol. 9, iss. 17, pp. 65-72, 2004