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Common name

English: Winged everlasting

German: Papierknöpfchen

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Asterales (221)

        Family: Asteraceae (219)(family description)

          Genus: Ammobium (1)

            Epithet: alatum R.Br. (1)

Synonyms: Ammobium plantagineum G.Don, Ammobium spathulatum Gaud., Gnaphalium alatum (R.Br.) E.H.L.Krause, Helichrysum alatum (R.Br.) Baill., Ixodia ammobium Spreng.

alatum => winged, with wings

plantagineum => resembling a plantain

spathulatum => shaped like a spatula

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow, white

External links

Check for Ammobium alatum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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