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Common name

English: Greater burdock

German: Große Klette

Mandarin: 牛蒡 (niu bang)

Portuguese: Bardana

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Asterales (221)

        Family: Asteraceae (219)(family description)

          Genus: Arctium (3)

            Epithet: lappa L. (1)

lappa => burr, plant bearing burrs (short, stiff bristles or hooks)

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet

External links

Check for Arctium lappa at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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