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Common name

English: Meadow saxifrage

German: Knöllchen-Steinbrech

Portuguese: Mosquinos


Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2137)

      Order: Saxifragales (3)

        Family: Saxifragaceae (1)(family description)

          Genus: Saxifraga (1)

            Epithet: granulata L. (1)

Synonyms: Evaiezoa granulata Raf., Saxifraga alba Bubani, Saxifraga bulbosa Hochst., Saxifraga carnosa Luce, Saxifraga castellana Boiss. & Reut., Saxifraga cernua Lapeyr., Saxifraga corymbosa Luce, Saxifraga elegantula Boiss., Saxifraga glaucescens Boiss. & Reuter

alba => white

cernua => drooping, nodding

corymbosa => arranged in corymbs

glaucescens => becoming greyish or bluish

granulata => granular, composed of grains, or divided into small knots or tubercles, as the roots of some Saxifraga


Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow, white

External links

Check for Saxifraga granulata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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