Lantana achyranthifolia
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Verbenaceae
Genus: Lantana
L. achyranthifolia
Binomial name
Lantana achyranthifolia

Lantana achyranthifolia, the brushland shrubverbena,[1] is a perennial woody shrub, and a member of the verbena family, Verbenaceae.[2]


The name Lantana derives from the Latin name of the wayfaring tree Viburnum lantana, the flowers of which closely resemble Lantana.[3]


  1. ^ "Lantana achyranthifolia". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 10 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - The University of Texas at Austin".
  3. ^ Gledhill, David (2008). "The Names of Plants". Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521866453 (hardback), ISBN 9780521685535 (paperback). pp 230