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Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Centella; Indian Pennywort, Gotu Cola ; Hydrocotyle asiatica L; Spadeleaf; Pegaga

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Centella asiatica
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Centella asiatica

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Elsinoaceae  Sphaceloma @ BPI (1)
Miridae  Halticus tibialis @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercospora hydrocotyles @ BPI (1)

Cercospora @ BPI (1)

Septoria centellae @ BPI (6)

Septoria hydrocotyles @ BPI (6)

Septoria nesodes @ BPI (2)

Septoria @ BPI (1)
Protomycetaceae  Protomyces centellae @ BPI (1)

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Kingdom Plantae  
 Phylum Tracheophyta  
 Class Magnoliopsida  
 Order Apiales  
 Family Apiaceae  
 Genus Centella  
  Centella asiatica    (L.) Urb. 
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Synonyms: Centella asiatica floridana Centella biflora Centella coriacea Centella dusenii Centella hirtella Centella repanda Centella repanda floridana Centella triflora Chondrocarpus asiaticus Chondrocarpus erectus Chondrocarpus repandus details
Citation: Flora of Taiwan 2nd ed. 3: 1016, 1993
Name Code: 202312
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Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.

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General Information
Symbol: CEAS
Group: Dicot
Family: Apiaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : HI   I
L48   I
PB   N
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Symbol Scientific Name
HYAS4 Hydrocotyle asiatica L.


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Apiales
Family Apiaceae ⁄ Umbelliferae – Carrot family
Genus Centella L. – centella
Species Centella asiatica (L.) Urb. – spadeleaf

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Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FAC

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Centella asiatica
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