Silene flos-cuculi (L.) Greuter & Burdet

Common name

English: Ragged Robin

German: Kuckucks-Lichtnelke

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Caryophyllales (100)

        Family: Caryophyllaceae (35) (family description)

          Genus: Silene (14)

           Epithet: flos-cuculi (L.) Greuter & Burdet (1)

flos-cuculi => flower of cuckoo (blossom early when the cuckoo sings)

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet

External links

Check for Silene flos-cuculi at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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