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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2615)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2518)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2127)

      Order: Asterales (221)

        Family: Asteraceae (219)(family description)

          Genus: Vernonia (4)

            Epithet: esculenta Hemsl. ex Forb. & Hemsl. (4)

esculenta => edible, fit for human food

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub, arborescent

Flower colour: pink, white

External links

Check for Vernonia esculenta at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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