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Common name

English: European centaury

German: Echtes Tausendgüldenkraut

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2557)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2455)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2077)

      Order: Gentianales (109)

        Family: Gentianaceae (6) (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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