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Common name

English: Dyer's Woad

German: Färber-Waid

Mandarin: 菘蓝 (song lan)

Portuguese: Pastel-dos-tintureiros

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Capparales (32)

        Family: Brassicaceae (31)(family description)

          Genus: Isatis (1)

            Epithet: tinctoria L. (3)

Synonym: Isatis alpina Vill.

alpina => from the Alps

tinctoria => used for dyeing.

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Isatis tinctoria at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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