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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2595)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2494)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2108)

      Order: Connarales (2)

        Family: Connaraceae (2)(family description)

          Genus: Cnestis (1)

            Epithet: ferruginea DC. (4)

Synonym: Cnestis fraterna Planch.

ferruginea => rust-coloured

fraterna => closely related, from latin 'frater' (brother)

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: beige, white

External links

Check for Cnestis ferruginea at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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