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Common name

English: Kudzu Vine

Mandarin: 葛 (ge)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2515)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2414)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2045)

      Order: Fabales (232)

        Family: Fabaceae (232) (family description)

          Genus: Pueraria (4)

           Epithet: montana (Houtt.) Makino (9)

montana => growing in the mountains

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: liana

Flower colour: purple, violet, yellow

External links

Check for Pueraria montana at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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