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Common name

English: Spanish Kidney Vetch

German: Spanischer Wundklee

Portuguese: Vulnerária

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Fabales (231)

        Family: Fabaceae (231) (family description)

          Genus: Anthyllis (3)

           Epithet: vulneraria L. (3)

             Subspecies: iberica (W.Becker) Jalas

Synonyms: Anthyllis linnaei (Sagorski) Juz., Anthyllis vulneraria subsp. corbierei (Salmon & Travis) Cullen

iberica => refering to the Iberian peninsular or to Caucasian Iberia, corresponding roughly to the eastern and southern parts of present day Georgia

vulneraria => for healing wounds

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, red

External links

Check for Anthyllis vulneraria at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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