Otanthus maritimus (L.) Hoffmanns. & Link

Common name

English: Cottonweed, Sea Cudweed

German: Schneewei├če Strandfilzblume

Portuguese: Cordeiros Da Praia

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2426)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2327)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1966)

      Order: Asterales (203)

        Family: Asteraceae (203) (family description)

          Genus: Otanthus (1)

           Epithet: maritimus (L.) Hoffmanns. & Link (2)

Synonym: Athanasia maritima (L.) L.

maritima => growing on the seashore, confined to the coast

maritimus => growing on the seashore, confined to the coast

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Otanthus maritimus at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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