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Common name

English: Common Dandelion

German: Gewöhnlicher Löwenzahn

Portuguese: Amor-dos-homens, Dente-de-leão


Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Asterales (221)

        Family: Asteraceae (219)(family description)

          Genus: Taraxacum (1)

            Epithet: officinale L. (6)

officinale => of practical use to man; official species in commerce, especially for medicinal purposes


Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Taraxacum officinale at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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