Adansonia digitata L.

Common name

English: Baobab

German: Affenbrotbaum

Portuguese: Baobá

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Malvales (74)

        Family: Bombacaceae (4) (family description)

          Genus: Adansonia (1)

           Epithet: digitata L. (1)

Synonyms: Adansonia bahobab L., Adansonia baobab Gaertn.

digitata => fingered, with fingers (of leaves as that of the Horse-Chestnut)

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Adansonia digitata at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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