Bidens pilosa L.

Common name

English: Spanish needle

German: Behaarter Zweizahn

Mandarin: 鬼针草 (gui zhen cao)

Portuguese: Picão-preto

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Asterales (210)

        Family: Asteraceae (209) (family description)

          Genus: Bidens (3)

           Epithet: pilosa L. (3)

pilosa => covered thinly with long soft hairs

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical, tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Bidens pilosa at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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