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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2515)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2414)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2045)

      Order: Asterales (213)

        Family: Asteraceae (212) (family description)

          Genus: Senecio (9)

           Epithet: scandens L. (2)

Synonyms: Cineraria chinensis Spreng., Cineraria repanda Lour., Senecio chinensis (Spreng.) DC., Senecio confusus Elmer, Senecio solanifolius Jeffrey

chinensis => of Chinese origin

confusus => easily mistaken for another species, disordered

repanda => with slightly uneven, undulating margin

scandens => climbing

solanifolius => with leaves as in the genera Solanum

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Senecio scandens at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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