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Common name

English: Hairy Hempnettle

German: Weichhaariger Hohlzahn


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Lamiales (196)

        Family: Lamiaceae (97)(family description)

          Genus: Galeopsis (1)

            Epithet: pubescens Bess. (9)

Synonyms: Galeopsis murriana Borbás & Wettst. ex Murr, Galeopsis subspeciosa Borbás, Galeopsis variegata Wender., Galeopsis walteriana Schltdl.

murriana => in honor of Josef Murr (1864-1932), Austrian classical philologist and botanist

pubescens => downy, slightly hairy

variegata => irregularly coloured, in stripes or patches


Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Galeopsis pubescens at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI


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