Catalan common name : Clavell.
Province distribution : Balearic Islands.
Distribution in the islands : Mallorca.
General distribution : Mediterranean (Balearic)
Endemisms : Balearic Islands
Flowering time : June. July. August. September. October.
Life-forms : Chameophyte.
Habitat : Rock creviceses and cliff faces.
Uses and properties : Symbolic uses.
Plants protected by law : Balearic Catalogue. Bern Convention. Habitat Directive.
IUCN Category : Vulnerable
Characteristics : This is the only carnation living in the Balearic Islands; it is a small shrub which lives in the cracks in a small area of the Cap de Formentor. It has lanceolate leaves, which are quite consistent to the touch and whitish green. The flowers are pinkish and have a dentate margin. The inflorescence has an umbel shape where ther may be many flowers which keep opening in a sequence. The calyx, as in all the Dianthus, is made up of two parts: calyx and calycle. It flowers in summer until autumn.
Status : Endèmica.