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Common name

English: English dogwood

German: Europäischer Pfeifenstrauch, Falscher Jasmin

Portuguese: Silindra

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Cornales (10)

        Family: Hydrangeaceae (3)(family description)

          Genus: Philadelphus (1)

            Epithet: coronarius L. (1)

Synonyms: Philadelphus aromaticus Hort.Par., Philadelphus deyrolleanus Lavallée, Philadelphus grandiflorus Lodd., Philadelphus nanus Mill., Philadelphus pallidus Hayek ex C.K.Schneid., Philadelphus primuliflorus Hort., Philadelphus salicifolius hort., Philadelphus salzmanni hort. ex C.Koch, Philadelphus speciosus hort., Philadelphus uniflorus Hort., Philadelphus zeyheri Schrad.

aromaticus => spicy, aromatic, fragrant

coronarius => from lat. corona for crown, garlanding

grandiflorus => with flowers larger than the normal

nanus => dwarf

pallidus => somewhat pallid

salicifolius => having leaves like Salix (Willow)

speciosus => beautiful, showy or brilliant

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: yellow, white

External links

Check for Philadelphus coronarius at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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