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Centella Asiatica

Gotu Kola, Asiatic Pennywort, Spade leaf

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Botanical NameCentella asiatica
Common NameGotu Kola, Asiatic Pennywort, Spade leaf
Major GroupAngiosperms
FamilyApiaceae
GenusCentella
SpeciesCentella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Legal StatusNone known
Known HazardsNone known

Synonyms & Vernacular Names

Common NameGotu Kola
Botanical NameCentella Asiatica
Botanical SynonymCentella Erecta (L. f.) Fernald; Centella Repanda (Pers.) Small; Hydrocotyle Asiatica L.; Hydrocotyle erecta L. f.;
English NameGotu Kola, Spade leaf, Asiatic Pennywort
Hindi NameMandukaparni

Plant Taxonomy

KingdomPlantae
SubkingdomViridiplantae
InfrakingdomStreptophyta (Land Plants)
Super DivisionEmbryophyta
DivisionTracheophyta (Tracheophytes or Vascular Plants)
Sub DivisionSpermatophytina (Spermatophytes or Seed Plants)
ClassMagnoliopsida
Super OrderAsteranae
OrderApiales
FamilyApiaceae
GenusCentella L.
SpeciesCentella asiatica (L.) Urb. – Spade Leaf
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