Malcolmia flexuosa

Phylum: Magnoliophyta - Class: Equisetopsida - Order: Brassicales - Family: Brassicaceae

Malcolmia flexuosa, Algarve, Portugal (picture: Clive Viney)

This delightful, bright pink flower grows in the harsh, dry and sandy conditions on the coast of the Algarve where it can be found from February until May. Malcolmia is a member of the Cabbage (Brassicaceae) family of plants, also known as the crucifers.

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