Phytolacca icosandra L.

Common name

English: Tropical pokeweed

German: Kermesbeere

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Caryophyllales (100)

        Family: Phytolaccaceae (4) (family description)

          Genus: Phytolacca (4)

           Epithet: icosandra L. (1)

icosandra => twenty stamens (men) - in Greek, ‘eikosi’ stands for twenty and ‘andres’ means men

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: pink, white

External links

Check for Phytolacca icosandra at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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