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Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2137)

      Order: Lamiales (178)

        Family: Lamiaceae (93)(family description)

          Genus: Isodon (1)

            Epithet: ternifolius (D.Don) Kudô (1)

Synonyms: Elsholtzia lychnitis H.Lév. & Vaniot, Elsholtzia thompsonii Hook.f., Ocimum ternifolium Spreng., Plectranthus buckia Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don, Plectranthus hosseusii Muschl., Plectranthus ternifolius D.Don, Rabdosia ternifolia (D.Don) H.Hara, Rabdosiella ternifolia (D.Don) Codd, Teucrium esquirolii H.Lév.

esquirolii => in honor of Joseph Henri Esquirol (1870-1934), French missionary, linguist and plant collector in Yunnan, P.R. China

lychnitis => resembling species of the genera Lychnis

ternifolia => leaves in threes

ternifolium => leaves in threes

ternifolius => leaves in threes


Climate: tropical

Habit: herb, shrub

Flower colour: pink, white

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