Hydrangea macrophylla (Thunb.) Ser.

Common name

English: Bigleaf Hydrangea

German: Hortensie

Portuguese: Hortência

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Cornales (10)

        Family: Hydrangeaceae (2) (family description)

          Genus: Hydrangea (2)

           Epithet: macrophylla (Thunb.) Ser. (3)

macrophylla => large leaved

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: blue, purple, violet, pink, red, white

External links

Check for Hydrangea macrophylla at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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