Isatis tinctoria L.

Common name

English: Dyer's Woad

German: Färber-Waid

Mandarin: 菘蓝 (song lan)

Portuguese: Pastel-dos-tintureiros

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2273)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2178)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1839)

      Order: Capparales (30)

        Family: Brassicaceae (26) (family description)

          Genus: Isatis (1)

           Epithet: tinctoria L. (2)

Synonym: Isatis alpina Vill.

alpina => from the Alps

tinctoria => used for dyeing.

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Isatis tinctoria at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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