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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Bidens pilosa

Scientific name: Bidens pilosa
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Tropical America
Category: Annual
Photographs taken at: The Rooftop Secret Garden of 1-Utama

This plant has many common names, even within the same culture.
English: Black Jack, Spanish Needle
Malay: Ketul
Chinese: 鬼针草 ('gui zhen cao' meaning ghost needle grass)
Taiwanese: 咸豐草 (xian feng cao where xianfeng is the name of a county in China)
Philipines: Pisau-pisau.


  1. Thanks for visiting Autumn Belle!
    Their flowers, their otos are very beautiful!
    Can we be friends??



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