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Common name

English: Brazilian Fireweed, Ceylon Thistle, Fireweed, Fireweed Daisy

Portuguese: Erva-gorda

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2603)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2502)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2116)

      Order: Asterales (220)

        Family: Asteraceae (218)(family description)

          Genus: Erechtites (1)

            Epithet: valerianifolia (Wolf) DC. (1)

valerianifolia => valerian-leaved (Valeriana officinalis)

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: red, orange, yellow

External links

Check for Erechtites valerianifolia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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