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Common name

English: Common Lilac

German: Flieder

Portuguese: Lilás

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Scrophulariales (98)

        Family: Oleaceae (19)(family description)

          Genus: Syringa (2)

            Epithet: vulgaris L. (14)

Synonym: Lilac caerulea (Jonst.) Lunell

caerulea => sky-blue

vulgaris => common, everyday

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: purple, violet

External links

Check for Syringa vulgaris at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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