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Common name

German: Grasnelke

Portuguese: Erva Divina


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Plumbaginales (12)

        Family: Plumbaginaceae (12)(family description)

          Genus: Armeria (3)

            Epithet: pungens (Link) Hoffmanns. & Link (1)

pungens => piercing, as the points of the holly-leaf


Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink, white

External links

Check for Armeria pungens at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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