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Common name

English: Asthma Weed, Cats Hair

German: Behaarte Wolfsmilch

Portuguese: Erva-de-santa-luzia

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Malpighiales (111)

        Family: Euphorbiaceae (77)(family description)

          Genus: Chamaesyce (4)

            Epithet: hirta (L.) Millsp. (10)

Synonym: Euphorbia hirta L.

hirta => with short or fairly stiff hairs, hairy but shorter than hirsute

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green, orange, beige

External links

Check for Chamaesyce hirta at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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