Nasturtium officinale R.Br.

Common name

English: White Watercress

German: Brunnenkresse

Mandarin: 豆瓣菜 (dou ban cai)

Portuguese: Agrião

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2189)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2096)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1768)

      Order: Capparales (29)

        Family: Brassicaceae (24) (family description)

          Genus: Nasturtium (1)

           Epithet: officinale R.Br. (5)

Synonyms: Nasturtium fontanum Asch., Nasturtium nasturtium-aquaticum (L.) H. Karst.

officinale => of practical use to man; official species in commerce, especially for medicinal purposes

Characteristics

Climate: temperate, sub-tropical

Habitat: hydrophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Nasturtium officinale at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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