Jupiter's-beard / وَشَعَة حمراء /

Centranthus ruber (L.) DC.

Edibility and usage

Edibility
Bitter
Edible part
  • Young leaves
Preparation
  • Cooked with olive oil
  • Salads
Blooming period
March to June
Foraging period
January to March
Seed collection period
July to August

Description

Perenniality
Perennial
Petal colour
  • Crimson
  • Pink
  • Red
Leaf type
  • Entire
Life form
  • Hemicryptophyte

Scientifc data

Genus
Centranthus Neck. ex Lam. & DC.
Family
Caprifoliaceae
Wikidata item
Q158231
GBIF Item
Centranthus ruber (L.) DC. (2888740)

References

  1. Houri, A., Machaka Houri, N. (2001). photographic guide to wild flowers of Lebanon. Beirut: Chemaly & Chemaly.(English and Arabic)
  2. Centranthus ruber (L.) DC. in GBIF Secretariat (2021). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2022-05-26.
  3. Plants For A Future. Centranthus ruber - (L.)DC. (2022, May 26).

Citation

Centranthus ruber (L.) DC. in Barari platform (2024). Barari Flora Taxonomy. https://barari.org/species/790 accessed via barari.org on 5/26/2024.

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