Ceratonia siliqua L.

Common name

English: Algaroba, Locust bean

German: Johannisbrotbaum

Mandarin: 长角豆 (chang jiao dou)

Portuguese: Alfarrobeira, Figueira-do-Egipto

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Fabales (229)

        Family: Fabaceae (229) (family description)

          Genus: Ceratonia (1)

           Epithet: siliqua L. (1)

siliqua => Latin for container or pod

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: green, yellow

External links

Check for Ceratonia siliqua at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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