Saturday, July 3, 2010

Vernonia anygdalina | Onugbu

Scientific classification of Vernonia anygdalina

Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Vernonia
Species: V. amygdalina
Binomial name:Vernonia amygdalina

Botanical Name : Vernonia anygdalina
Common Name : Onugbu

Useful parts of Vernonia anygdalina: Leaves and stems

Medicinal uses : Leaves and stem chewed to cure stomach, aches.

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