Herb latin name: Centaurium spicatum
Synonyms: Centaurium australe, Erythraea australis, Erythraea spicata
Family: Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)
Medicinal use of Centaurium spicatum:Stomachic (especially in cases of dysentery and diarrhoea).
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Damp grassy or sandy places near the sea in S. Europe.
Propagation of Centaurium spicatum:Seed - sow February to May in situ or as soon as it is ripe in situ. The seed germinates in 3 - 8 weeks at 24°C.
Cultivation of the herb:Damp grassy or sandy places near the sea in S. Europe.
Known hazards of Centaurium spicatum:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.