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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Lamiales (160)

        Family: Lamiaceae (89) (family description)

          Genus: Teucrium (2)

           Epithet: quadrifarium Buchanan-Hamilton ex D. Don (1)

Synonym: Teucrium fortunei Benth.

fortunei => named after Robert Fortune (1813-1880), Scottish horticulturist and palm collector in China

quadrifarium => in four parts or ranks

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb, shrub

Flower colour: purple, violet

External links

Check for Teucrium quadrifarium at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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