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Common name

English: Cottonweed, Sea Cudweed

German: Schneeweiße Strandfilzblume

Portuguese: Cordeiros Da Praia

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2603)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2502)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2116)

      Order: Asterales (220)

        Family: Asteraceae (218)(family description)

          Genus: Otanthus (1)

            Epithet: maritimus (L.) Hoffmanns. & Link (2)

Synonym: Athanasia maritima (L.) L.

maritima => growing on the seashore, confined to the coast

maritimus => growing on the seashore, confined to the coast

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Otanthus maritimus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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