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Common name

English: Cornflower

German: Kornblume

Portuguese: Escovinha

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Asterales (221)

        Family: Asteraceae (219)(family description)

          Genus: Centaurea (15)

            Epithet: cyanus L. (1)

cyanus => azure, blue

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue

External links

Check for Centaurea cyanus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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