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Petasites japonicus
(creamy butterbur)

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Petasites japonicus (creamy butterbur)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Petasites japonicus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • creamy butterbur
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Ornamental
  • Vegetable
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Petasites japonicus

Preferred Common Name

  • creamy butterbur

International Common Names

  • English: giant butterbur; Japanese butterbur

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Japanische Pestwurz
  • Japan: Fuki
  • Netherlands: Japanse Hoefblad

EPPO code

  • PEDJA (Petasites japonicus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Asterales
  •                         Family: Asteraceae
  •                             Genus: Petasites
  •                                 Species: Petasites japonicus

Uses List

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General

  • Ornamental

Human food and beverage

  • Vegetable