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Common name

English: European centaury

German: Echtes Tausendgüldenkraut

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Gentianales (111)

        Family: Gentianaceae (7)(family description)

          Genus: Centaurium (2)

            Epithet: erythraea Rafn (1)

erythraea => derived from the Greek 'erythros', meaning red

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Centaurium erythraea at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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