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Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2137)

      Order: Asterales (235)

        Family: Asteraceae (219)(family description)

          Genus: Struchium (1)

            Epithet: sparganophorum (L.) Kuntze (1)

Synonyms: Ethulia sparganophorum L., Sparganophorus vaillantii Crantz

sparganophorum => inflorescence similar to Sparganium

vaillantii => in honor of Sébastien Vaillant (1669-1722), French botanist


Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: beige, white

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