Mirabilis jalapa L.

Common name

English: Marvel of Peru

German: Wunderblume

Portuguese: Maravilha

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Caryophyllales (100)

        Family: Nyctaginaceae (3) (family description)

          Genus: Mirabilis (1)

           Epithet: jalapa L. (1)

jalapa => from Xalapa (often spelled Jalapa), Veracruz, Mexico

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink, white

External links

Check for Mirabilis jalapa at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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