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Common name

Mandarin: 黄芒柄花 (huang mang bing hua)


Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Fabales (231)

        Family: Fabaceae (231) (family description)

          Genus: Ononis (4)

           Epithet: natrix (2)

             Subspecies: hispanica (L.f.) Cout.

hispanica => of Spanish origin

natrix => in reference to the buck odour of the roots (rhizomes)


Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Ononis natrix at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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