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Family: APIACEAE 

 Astydamia latifolia
 
  
Author:  Carl Ernst Otto Kuntze 1891
Family:  Apiaceae
Habitat:  Canary Islands.
Soil:  Lava Rocks
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  7 centimetres
Height:  70 centimetres
Flower:  Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Canary Samphire
Synonyms:  -
Got it from:  Kiel
Year:  2006
   This member of the Apiaceae  family was described by Carl Ernst Otto Kuntze in 1891. It is found on the Canary Islands, and maybe on the shores of Africa. It grows on the lava rocks on the coast with some water and lots of sun. The fat roots can grow to seven centimetres in diameter, the whole plant to 70 centimetres height. The flowers are yellow.

"Astydamia": After Astydamia, daughter of Oceanus. "latifolia": From Latin latus, meaning wide leaves.