Equisetum telmateia Ehrh.

Common name

English: Giant horsetail

German: Riesenschachtelhalm

Portuguese: Rabo-de-Asno

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Equisetophyta (2)

    Class: Equisetopsida (2)

      Order: Equisetales (2)

        Family: Equisetaceae (2)

          Genus: Equisetum (2)

           Epithet: telmateia Ehrh. (1)

Synonym: Equisetum majus Garsault

majus => large, big

telmateia => swamp or mud, wet habitat

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Equisetum telmateia at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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