Stachytarpheta

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Stachytarpheta
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Unidentified black-flowered Stachytarpheta, Médanos del Chaco National Park (Paraguay)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Verbenaceae
Genus: Stachytarpheta
Species

Several, see text

Stachytarpheta is a plant genus in the verbena family (Verbenaceae). The flowers are rich in nectar and popular with many butterflies, such as the South Asian Crimson Rose (Atrophaneura hector), Malabar Banded Swallowtail (Papilio liomedon), and Grass Yellow (Eurema hecabe).

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