< On the list of Rare and Endangered Plants of Armenia
Plant in Armenia
File:Tomanthea carthamoides.JPG Տոմանթեա ասպուրանման (“Tomantea aspuranman”)
Very rare species. Two small populations known in Armenia, one consists of 75 plants, the second one has 35. The second one is under the danger of disappearing.
Habitat in Armenia
Grows in the floristic region of Yerevan only.
Habitat and ecology
Grows in dry rocky and loamy hill slopes.
Biology and potential value
very beautiful plant with big yellow flowers. High decorative plant. Has huge scientific value.
Measures of protection
Control over the bigger population should be established. The smaller one should be tried to take to another safer place. Should be included in the Botanical Park of Yerevan and Khosrov Nature Reserve.