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Common name

English: Indian pennywort

German: Indischer Wassernabel

Mandarin: 积雪草 (ji xue cao)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Apiales (37)

        Family: Apiaceae (27)(family description)

          Genus: Centella (1)

            Epithet: asiatica (L.) Urban (3)

Synonyms: Hydrocotyle asiatica L., Hydrocotyle erecta Linnaeus F.

asiatica => of Asiatic origin

erecta => upright, perpendicular

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Centella asiatica at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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