Saponaria officinalis L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

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Saponaria officinalis (rights holder: Valter Jacinto) © Valter Jacinto


Perennial herb with 1-several unbranched stems, up to 70 cm. Leaves opposite, sessile, oblong-elliptic to lanceolate, 4-12 cm long, hairless; margin entire. Flowers c. 2.5 cm in diameter, in dense terminal heads. Calyx tubular up to 2 cm long, cylindric with 5 reddish teeth. Petals 5, pink or white. Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

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