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Common name

English: Bittersweet nightshade

German: Bittersüßer Nachtschatten

Mandarin: 欧白英 (ou bai ying)

Portuguese: Doce-amarga

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Solanales (93)

        Family: Solanaceae (48)(family description)

          Genus: Solanum (22)

            Epithet: dulcamara L. (1)

dulcamara => bitter-sweet (dulcis, sweet: amarus, bitter)

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, yellow

External links

Check for Solanum dulcamara at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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