Misopates orontium (L.) Raf.

Common name

English: Lesser Snapdragon

German: Feldl├Âwenmaul

Portuguese: Focinho-de-rato, Samacalo

Spanish: Cabeza de Muerto

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Scrophulariales (99)

        Family: Scrophulariaceae (42) (family description)

          Genus: Misopates (2)

           Epithet: orontium (L.) Raf. (1)

Synonym: Antirrhinum orontium L.

orontium => from German Orant, no relation to genus Orontium named after a plant found on the river Orontes in Syria

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink

External links

Check for Misopates orontium at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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