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Family Icon Family: Gentianaceae
Area Icon Area: Albania
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Categories: Herb

Centaurium erythraea


It is a biennial herbaceous plant, with thin roots; high stem 15-40 cm and always branched with two branches. At the end of the stalk there is a rosette of petiole, oval, apical, with a short tail, with 3-5 veins.

The stalk leaves are opposite, without petiole, about 3 cm long and 1-1.5 cm wide. The pink flowers are small and bunched at the top of the stalks.

The cup is cylindrical, with 5 sepals long, the crown consists of 5 petals and 5 fringes.