Heracleum sphondylium L.

Common name

English: Eltrot

German: Wiesenb├Ąrenklau

Portuguese: Branca-ursina, Canabrás, Esfondilio

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Apiales (35)

        Family: Apiaceae (26) (family description)

          Genus: Heracleum (1)

           Epithet: sphondylium L. (1)

sphondylium => genus name that predates Linnaeus, may refer to spine (in the sense of backbone)

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Heracleum sphondylium at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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