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Common name

English: Red sandspurry

German: Rote Schuppenmiere

Mandarin: 无翅拟漆姑 (wu chi ni qi gu)

Portuguese: Arenária, Sapinho-roxo-das-areias

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Caryophyllales (120)

        Family: Caryophyllaceae (37)(family description)

          Genus: Spergularia (1)

            Epithet: rubra (L.) J.& K. Presl (3)

Synonym: Tissa rubra (L.) Britt.

rubra => red in a general sense

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink, red

External links

Check for Spergularia rubra at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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