Spigelia anthelmia L.

Common name

English: Wormbush

German: Wurmkraut

Portuguese: Erva-lombrigueira

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2291)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2193)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1852)

      Order: Gentianales (41)

        Family: Loganiaceae (3) (family description)

          Genus: Spigelia (2)

           Epithet: anthelmia L. (1)

anthelmia => anti helminths (parasitic worms)

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink, beige, white

External links

Check for Spigelia anthelmia at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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