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Spigelia anthelmia L.

Common name

English: Wormbush

German: Wurmkraut

Portuguese: Erva-lombrigueira


Kingdom: Plantae (2335)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2237)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1893)

      Order: Gentianales (41)

        Family: Loganiaceae (3) (family description)

          Genus: Spigelia (2)

           Epithet: anthelmia L. (1)

anthelmia => anti helminths (parasitic worms)


Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink, beige, white

External links

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