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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Asterales (221)

        Family: Asteraceae (219)(family description)

          Genus: Cyrtocymura (1)

            Epithet: scorpioides (Lam.) H.Rob. (2)

Synonyms: Cacalia scorpioides (Lam.) Kuntze, Cacalia sororia (DC.) Kuntze, Cacalia tournefortioides (Kunth) Kuntze, Chrysocoma repanda Vell., Conyza scorpioides Lam., Cyrtocymura lanuginosa (Gardn.) H.Rob.

repanda => with slightly uneven, undulating margin

scorpioides => scorpion like, when the inflorescence resembles a scorpion's tail

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: pink, white

External links

Check for Cyrtocymura scorpioides at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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