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Kingdom: Plantae (2629)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2532)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2141)

      Order: Asterales (236)

        Family: Asteraceae (220)(family description)

          Genus: Senecio (8)

            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


Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

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