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Common name

German: Wilde Platterbse

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Lathyrus (5)

            Epithet: sylvestris L. (5)

Synonym: Lathyrus platyphyllus Retz.

platyphyllus => flat or broad leaf

sylvestris => wild not cultivated, growing in woods and forests

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Lathyrus sylvestris at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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