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Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Gentianales (113)

        Family: Gentianaceae (7)(family description)

          Genus: Blackstonia (1)

            Epithet: perfoliata (L.) Huds. (2)

Synonym: Centaurium perfoliatum (L.) E.H.L.Krause

perfoliata => leaves surrounding or embracing the stem

perfoliatum => with leaf-like appendage through which the stalk passes


Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

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