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Common name

English: Indian Heliotrope

German: Indische Sonnenwende

Mandarin: 大尾摇 (da wei yao)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Lamiales (174)

        Family: Boraginaceae (36)(family description)

          Genus: Heliotropium (3)

            Epithet: indicum L. (3)

Synonym: Tiaridium indicum (L.) Lehm.

indicum => of Indian origin

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: purple, violet, white

External links

Check for Heliotropium indicum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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