Lamium amplexicaule L.

Common name

English: Giraffehead

German: Stängelumfassende Taubnessel

Mandarin: 宝盖草 (bao gai cao)

Portuguese: Chupapitos

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Lamiales (158)

        Family: Lamiaceae (89) (family description)

          Genus: Lamium (7)

           Epithet: amplexicaule L. (1)

amplexicaule => stem-clasping, when the petiole leaf is dilated at base and embraces the stem

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Lamium amplexicaule at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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