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Common name

English: Valerian

German: Echter Baldrian

Portuguese: Valeriana


Kingdom: Plantae (2653)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2566)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2162)

      Order: Dipsacales (35)

        Family: Valerianaceae (1)(family description)

          Genus: Valeriana (1)

            Epithet: officinalis L. (11)

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


Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Valeriana officinalis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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