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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2515)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2414)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2045)

      Order: Asterales (213)

        Family: Asteraceae (212) (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

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, yellow

External links

Check for Blumea fistulosa at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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