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Common name

English: Coconut

German: Kokos

Mandarin: 椰子 (ye zi)

Portuguese: Coqueiro

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Liliopsida (387)

      Order: Arecales (28)

        Family: Arecaceae (28)(family description)

          Genus: Cocos (1)

            Epithet: nucifera L. (2)

nucifera => bearing nuts

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: green, yellow

External links

Check for Cocos nucifera at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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