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Lupinus polyphyllus

Lupinus polyphyllus Lindl.

 

 

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderFabalesLegumes (pea and bean families)
FamilyFabaceaeLegume family (peas and beans)
GenusLupinus“Wolf,” because of the mistaken belief that lupines ravage land they grow on; in fact, they contribute nutrients
Speciespolyphyllus“Many-leaved”

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Lupinus polyphyllus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 15 Oct 2011.

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Lupinus polyphyllus

By Böhringer Friedrich. · 6/17/2008 · Partenen, Vorarlberg, Austria

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