Gunnera manicata Linden ex André

Common name

English: Giant Rhubarb

German: Mammutblatt

Portuguese: Urtigão

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Gunnerales (4)

        Family: Gunneraceae (4) (family description)

          Genus: Gunnera (4)

           Epithet: manicata Linden ex André (1)

Synonym: Gunnera brasiliensis Schindl.

brasiliensis => of Brazilian origin

manicata => long-sleeved (Latin)

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green, red, orange

External links

Check for Gunnera manicata at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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