Cheirolophus sempervirens Pomel

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Asterales (210)

        Family: Asteraceae (209) (family description)

          Genus: Cheirolophus (1)

           Epithet: sempervirens Pomel (2)

Synonyms: Centaurea angustifolia Mill., Centaurea carpathica Geners., Centaurea carpatica Formánek, Centaurea caucasica M.Bieb. ex DC.

angustifolia => with narrow leaves

carpathica => from the Carpathian mountains between Vienna and Romania

carpatica => from the Carpathian mountains between Vienna and Romania

caucasica => from the Caucasus, Caucasian

sempervirens => evergreen, retaining leaves in winter

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet

External links

Check for Cheirolophus sempervirens at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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