Flowers

Melandrium elisabethae


Melandrium elisabethae:




CARYOPHILLACEAE
MELANDRIUM ELISABETHAE (Jan) Rohrb.
(= Silene elisabethae Jan)
Carnation of Elizabeth
Plant 10-20 cm tall, a little hairy. Leaves lower than rosette, lanceolate, ciliate. Solitary flowers with campanulate calyx and 5 violet-purple crenated bilobed petals. Flower. : VII - VIII. It grows on the cliffs. Endemic.