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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Asterales (220)

        Family: Asteraceae (218)(family description)

          Genus: Struchium (1)

            Epithet: sparganophorum (L.) Kuntze (1)

Synonyms: Ethulia sparganophorum L., Sparganophorus vaillantii Crantz

sparganophorum => inflorescence similar to Sparganium

vaillantii => in honor of Sébastien Vaillant (1669-1722), French botanist

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: beige, white

External links

Check for Struchium sparganophorum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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