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Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Asterales (224)

        Family: Asteraceae (223)(family description)

          Genus: Ageratina (2)

            Epithet: ligustrina (DC.) R.M.King & H.Rob. (2)

Synonyms: Ageratina caeciliae (B.L.Rob.) R.M.King & H.Rob., Ageratina plethadenia (Standl. & Steyerm.) R.M.King & H.Rob., Eupatorium biceps Klotzsch ex Vatke, Eupatorium caeciliae B.L.Rob., Eupatorium ligustrinum DC., Eupatorium myriadenium Schauer, Eupatorium plethadenium Standl. & Steyerm., Eupatorium semialatum Benth., Eupatorium vetularum Standl. & Steyerm., Eupatorium weinmannianum Regel & Körn.

biceps => double-headed

caeciliae => in honor of Cecil Joslin Brooks (1875–1953), English plant collector in Borneo and Sumatra

ligustrina => resembles Ligustrum

ligustrinum => resembles Ligustrum

semialatum => half winged, more or less winged, occasionally winged

vetularum => of old women


Climate: temperate, sub-tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white

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