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Common name

English: Poreleaf

German: Bolivianischer Koriander

Portuguese: Arnica-paulista


Kingdom: Plantae (2669)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2583)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2176)

      Order: Asterales (225)

        Family: Asteraceae (224)(family description)

          Genus: Porophyllum (1)

            Epithet: ruderale (Jacq.) Cass. (1)

Synonyms: Cacalia glandulosa Salisb., Cacalia ruderalis (Jacq.) Sw., Porophyllum ellipticum Cassini

ellipticum => roughly twice as long as broad, oblong with rounded ends, elliptic

glandulosa => full of glands, glandular

ruderale => growing on debris, or on waste places

ruderalis => of waste places, of rubbish tips


Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green, yellow

External links

Check for Porophyllum ruderale at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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