Armeria maritima

Spherical flowers pink blooming on the beach

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    Armeria maritima @ Wakkanai,Hokkaido
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    Armeria maritima @ Wakkanai,Hokkaido
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    Armeria maritima @ Wakkanai,Hokkaido

Basic information

Flower Name
Armeria maritima
Formal Name
Armeria maritima
Alias
Armeria, sea pink
Habitat
European
Morph
Coastal Evergreen perennial

Comment

Armeria maritima , called Sea pink, scientific name: Armeria maritima, is a low oceanic climate perennial plant of the Plumbaginaceae department Almeria genus native to North American and European.Stretch the spring cymes from the tip out from between the leaves of the spatula-shaped inflorescence, small 5 petaled flowers deep pink blooms in spherical. There are also varieties that can bloom white flowers. Maritime is similar to latifolia (scientific name:Armeria formosa), the representatives of Almeria. Latifolia is large, is used to cut flowers.

Generic name: Armeria maritima, scientific name:Armeria maritima, aka: Sea pink, Almeria, maritime, vulgaris, origin: North America and Europe, environment: coast, plant height: 10 - 30 cm, canopy: spatula shaped, leaf length: 10 - 15 cm, Asymmetric flower, flowers, flower shape: cymes, Flowering period: from March to May, flower colors: peach, white, Corolla: spherical, flower diameter: 1 cm, the petal count: 5, bract: 3, sepal number: 5, number of stamens: 5, pistil: 5 carpel, ovule number: 1, Calyx form: cylindrical, fruit type: capsule, nature: salt resistant.

Detailed information

Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Plumbaginaceae
Genus
Almeria
Species
A. maritima
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Spatulate/Spathulate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Beach
Color
Pink, White
Season
MarAprMay
Height
10 ~ 30 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1

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