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Common name

English: Great burnet

German: Große Wiesenknopf

Mandarin: 地榆 (di yu)

Portuguese: Pimpela


Kingdom: Plantae (2603)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2500)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2115)

      Order: Rosales (119)

        Family: Rosaceae (56)(family description)

          Genus: Sanguisorba (2)

            Epithet: officinalis L. (11)

officinalis => of practical use to man; official species in commerce, especially for medicinal purposes


Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: red

External links

Check for Sanguisorba officinalis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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