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Common name

English: Meadow false fleabane

German: Großes Flohkraut

Mandarin: 止痢蚤草 (zhi li zao cao)

Portuguese: Erva-das-disenterias

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Asterales (221)

        Family: Asteraceae (219)(family description)

          Genus: Pulicaria (1)

            Epithet: dysenterica (L.) Bernh. (1)

Synonym: Aster dysentericus (L.) Scop.

dysenterica => pertaining to dysentery (an inflammatory disorder of the intestine)

dysentericus => pertaining to dysentery (an inflammatory disorder of the intestine)

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Pulicaria dysenterica at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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