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Common name

English: Maritime Crosswort

German: Strand-Kreuzblatt

Portuguese: Granza-da-praia

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Rubiales (60)

        Family: Rubiaceae (60) (family description)

          Genus: Crucianella (1)

           Epithet: maritima L. (10)

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

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Crucianella maritima at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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