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Common name

English: Coral necklace

German: Knorpelkraut, Quirlige Knorpelmiere

Portuguese: Erva-sanguinha

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Caryophyllales (121)

        Family: Caryophyllaceae (37)(family description)

          Genus: Illecebrum (1)

            Epithet: verticillatum L. (2)

verticillatum => whorled, three or more leaves springing from the same point

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Illecebrum verticillatum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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