Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.

Common name

English: Asthma Weed, Cats Hair

German: Behaarte Wolfsmilch

Portuguese: Erva-de-santa-luzia

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Malpighiales (93)

        Family: Euphorbiaceae (76) (family description)

          Genus: Chamaesyce (4)

           Epithet: hirta (L.) Millsp. (10)

Synonym: Euphorbia hirta L.

hirta => with short or fairly stiff hairs, hairy but shorter than hirsute

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green, orange, beige

External links

Check for Chamaesyce hirta at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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