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Common name

English: Ironweed, Little Ironweed, Vernonia

Mandarin: 夜香牛 (ye xiang niu)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Asterales (221)

        Family: Asteraceae (219)(family description)

          Genus: Vernonia (4)

            Epithet: cinerea (L.) Less. (3)

cinerea => ashen-grey

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, white

External links

Check for Vernonia cinerea at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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