Mikania micrantha Kunth

Common name

English: Mile-a-minute

German: Chinesischer Sommerefeu

Mandarin: 微甘菊 (wei gan ju)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Asterales (210)

        Family: Asteraceae (209) (family description)

          Genus: Mikania (1)

           Epithet: micrantha Kunth (1)

Synonym: Eupatorium denticulatum Vahl

denticulatum => with minute teeth

micrantha => bearing minute flowers

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Mikania micrantha at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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