Province distribution : Balearic Islands. Castellón. Valencia.
Distribution in the islands : Mallorca.
General distribution : Mediterranean (Iberico-north african)
Flowering time : May. June.
Life-forms : Hemicryptophyte.
Habitat : Path and road sides.
IUCN Category : Poco preocupante
Characteristics : An erect herbaceous plant that can grow over a half metre in height. Characterized by its decurrent leaves on the stem. The flowers are large and purple, 3 to 6 cm. in diameter. The medial involucral bracts have a very characteristic membranous apical appendix with 1 to 3 small apical spines and shortly decurrent for the margins of the bracteal body.