Vascular – Exotic
Dicotyledonous Herbs - Composites
november, december, january,
S.E. Europe, Sicily
centaurea: From the classical name kentaurion (Greek) or centaureum (Latin) in the fables of ancient Greece, which describe the plant healing the foot of Chiron, a centaur famed for his knowledge of medicine and astronomy.
cyanus: Dark blue, the Greek name for the cornflower