Arctium lappa L.

Common name

English: Greater burdock

German: Große Klette

Mandarin: 牛蒡 (niu bang)

Portuguese: Bardana

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Asterales (210)

        Family: Asteraceae (209) (family description)

          Genus: Arctium (3)

           Epithet: lappa L. (1)

lappa => burr, plant bearing burrs (short, stiff bristles or hooks)

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet

External links

Check for Arctium lappa at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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