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Common name

English: Mandrake

German: Gemeine Alraune

Portuguese: Mandrágora

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Solanales (93)

        Family: Solanaceae (48)(family description)

          Genus: Mandragora (1)

            Epithet: officinarum L. (2)

officinarum => of practical use to man; official species in commerce, especially for medicinal purposes

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue, violet, white

External links

Check for Mandragora officinarum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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