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Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Liliales (106)

        Family: Melanthiaceae (3)(family description)

          Genus: Paris (1)

            Epithet: polyphylla Sm. (1)

              Variety: yunnanensis (Franch.) Hand.-Mazz.

Synonyms: Daiswa birmanica Takht., Paris aprica H.Lév.

birmanica => from Burma (Myanmar)

polyphylla => many leaved

yunnanensis => pertaining to Yunnan, a province of south-west China


Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green, pink, white

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