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Kingdom: Plantae (2592)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2489)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2104)

      Order: Solanales (94)

        Family: Solanaceae (48)(family description)

          Genus: Lycianthes (3)

            Epithet: neesiana (Wall. ex Nees) D (1)

neesiana => in honor of Christian Gottfried Daniel Nees von Esenbeck (1776-1858), German botanist, physician, zoologist, and natural philosopher


Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: blue, purple, white

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