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Common name

English: Rock-rose

German: Gelbes Sonnenröschen


Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2137)

      Order: Violales (35)

        Family: Cistaceae (15)(family description)

          Genus: Helianthemum (2)

            Epithet: nummularium (L.) Mill. (1)

              Subspecies: grandiflorum (Scop.) Schinz & Thell.

grandiflorum => with flowers larger than the normal

nummularium => round and flat, like a coin


Climate: temperate

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Helianthemum nummularium at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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