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Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Asterales (224)

        Family: Asteraceae (223)(family description)

          Genus: Blumea (1)

            Epithet: fistulosa (Roxb.) Kurz (2)

Synonym: Blumea racemosa DC.

fistulosa => tubular, hollow throughout as the leaf of an onion, or full of holes

racemosa => in form of a cluster


Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, yellow

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