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Common name

English: Wormbush

German: Wurmkraut

Portuguese: Erva-lombrigueira

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Gentianales (110)

        Family: Loganiaceae (3)(family description)

          Genus: Spigelia (2)

            Epithet: anthelmia L. (1)

anthelmia => anti helminths (parasitic worms)

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink, beige, white

External links

Check for Spigelia anthelmia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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