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Common name

English: Red valerian

German: Rote Spornblume

Portuguese: Alfinetes, Cuidado-dos-homens

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2557)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2455)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2077)

      Order: Dipsacales (30)

        Family: Caprifoliaceae (20) (family description)

          Genus: Centranthus (2)

           Epithet: ruber (L.) DC. (1)

Synonym: Centranthus latifolius Dufr.

latifolius => with broad leaves

ruber => red in a general sense

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: purple, violet

External links

Check for Centranthus ruber at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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