Achillea filipendulina Lam.

Common name

English: Fernleaf Yarrow

German: Goldgarbe


Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Asterales (210)

        Family: Asteraceae (209) (family description)

          Genus: Achillea (2)

           Epithet: filipendulina Lam. (1)

Synonyms: Achillea eupatorium M.Bieb., Achillea filicifolia M.Bieb., Tanacetum angulatum Willd.

angulatum => angulatum having angles or corners

eupatorium => refers to Mithradates VI (about 131-63 BC), king of Pontus (a Hellenistic state of Persian origin on the southern coast of the Black Sea)

filicifolia => fern-leaved

filipendulina => having Filipendula-like leaves


Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

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