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Common name

English: Akee

German: Akee

Portuguese: Akee, Castanha-da-áfrica

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Sapindales (67)

        Family: Sapindaceae (15)(family description)

          Genus: Blighia (1)

            Epithet: sapida K. Konig (1)

Synonym: Cupania sapida (Konig) Voigt

sapida => from the Latin sapidus meaning 'tasty'

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: green, beige, white

External links

Check for Blighia sapida at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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