Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

Àrea de Botànica, Departament de Biologia, Universitat de les Illes Balears

Cyclamen balearicum Willk.

Family : PRIMULACEAE

Genus : Cyclamen

    Catalan common name : Engreixaporcs. Pa de porc. Pa porcí. Patata morenera. Rapa de porc. Viola de sant Pere. Viola morenera.

    Province distribution : Balearic Islands. Gerona.

    Distribution in the islands : Cabrera. Ibiza. Mallorca. Minorca.

    General distribution : Mediterranean

    Flowering time : February. March. April. May.

    Life-forms : Geophyte.

    Habitat : Holm oak forest and garriques. Rock creviceses.

    IUCN Category : Poco preocupante

    Characteristics : St Peterís violet is unmistakable when in flower, because it forms whitish flowers with the petals pointing backwards. It is also easy to recognise because of its leaves with a polygonal profile which are dark green with veins on the upper side, and red on the lower side.

    Status : Endèmica (Microareal).

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra