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Common name

English: Himalayan Whorlflower

German: Langblättrige Kardendistel, Nepal-Kardendistel

Mandarin: 长叶刺参 (chang ye ci shen)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Dipsacales (32)

        Family: Morinaceae (1)(family description)

          Genus: Morina (1)

            Epithet: longifolia Wall. (7)

Synonym: Morina elegans Fisch. & Ave-Lall.

elegans => graceful, neat, nice

longifolia => having long leaves

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink, white

External links

Check for Morina longifolia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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