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Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2137)

      Order: Lamiales (178)

        Family: Lamiaceae (93)(family description)

          Genus: Stachys (5)

            Epithet: lavandulifolia Vahl (1)

Synonyms: Sideritis calycantha M.Bieb., Stachys boissieri Kapeller, Stachys calycantha M.Bieb., Stachys zuvandica Rzazade, Zietenia lavandulifolia (Vahl) Link, Zietenia orientalis Gled.

boissieri => in honor of Pierre Edmond Boissier (1810-1885), Swiss botanist, explorer and mathematician

calycantha => calyx-flowered, having flowers with conspicuous calyces

lavandulifolia => Lavender-leaved

orientalis => eastern

zuvandica => from the Zuvand District (now Lerik District) of Azerbaijan


Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

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