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Common name

English: Prickly Thrift

German: Stechnelke

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Caryophyllales (121)

        Family: Plumbaginaceae (12)(family description)

          Genus: Acantholimon (1)

            Epithet: glumaceum Boiss (1)

Synonym: Acantholimon hohenackeri Ledeb.

glumaceum => having glumes

hohenackeri => in honor of Rudolph Friedrich Hohenacker (1798-1874), Swiss-German botanist and missionary

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Acantholimon glumaceum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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