Crucianella maritima L.

Common name

English: Maritime Crosswort

German: Strand-Kreuzblatt

Portuguese: Granza-da-praia

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Rubiales (58)

        Family: Rubiaceae (58) (family description)

          Genus: Crucianella (1)

           Epithet: maritima L. (10)

maritima => growing on the seashore, confined to the coast

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Crucianella maritima at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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