Lantana camara L.

Common name

English: Lantana

German: Wandelroeschen

Mandarin: 马缨丹 (ma ying dan)

Portuguese: Cambará, Lantana

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2287)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2189)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1849)

      Order: Lamiales (139)

        Family: Verbenaceae (12) (family description)

          Genus: Lantana (2)

           Epithet: camara L. (1)

Synonym: Lantana aculeata L.

aculeata => with thorns, prickly and pointed

camara => South American vernacular name for a species of Lantana (ref. Lantana camara)

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: purple, violet, pink, red, orange, yellow, beige

External links

Check for Lantana camara at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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