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Common name

English: Funcho-do-mar, Rock Samphire

German: Bazillenkraut, Meerfenchel

Portuguese: Funcho-marítimo


Kingdom: Plantae (2629)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2532)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2141)

      Order: Apiales (37)

        Family: Apiaceae (27)(family description)

          Genus: Crithmum (1)

            Epithet: maritimum L. (4)

maritimum => growing on the seashore, confined to the coast


Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: beige, white

External links

Check for Crithmum maritimum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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