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Common name

English: Sea Campion

German: Strand-Leimkraut

Portuguese: Chicharinha


Kingdom: Plantae (2629)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2532)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2141)

      Order: Caryophyllales (123)

        Family: Caryophyllaceae (37)(family description)

          Genus: Silene (14)

            Epithet: uniflora Roth (2)

Synonym: Silene maritima With.

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

uniflora => one-flowered


Climate: temperate

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Silene uniflora at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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