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Common name

English: Giraffehead

German: Stängelumfassende Taubnessel

Mandarin: 宝盖草 (bao gai cao)

Portuguese: Chupapitos


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Lamiales (196)

        Family: Lamiaceae (97)(family description)

          Genus: Lamium (7)

            Epithet: amplexicaule L. (1)

amplexicaule => stem-clasping, when the petiole leaf is dilated at base and embraces the stem


Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Lamium amplexicaule at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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