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Pakistan | Family List | Valerianaceae | Centranthus

Centranthus ruber (Linn.) DC. in Lam. & DC., Fl. Fr. 4:293. 1805. Bailey, Stand. Cyclop. Hort. 2:713.1919; Richardson, l.c.

  • Valeriana rubra Linn.

    A glabrous perennial, 30-75 cm tall. Rhizome well developed. Leaves ovate-lanceolate, dentate or entire. Flowers in dense corymbose cymes, white or red.

    Fl. Per.: April-May.

    Type: Described from Europe.

    Distribution: Widely cultivated.

    ‘Red Valeriana’ is of Mediterranean origin and adventive elsewhere; often grown in gardens here.


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