Gardenia volkensii ssp. spathulifolia (Stapf & Hutch.) Verdc.

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Rubiales (58)

        Family: Rubiaceae (58) (family description)

          Genus: Gardenia (3)

           Epithet: volkensii (1)

             Subspecies: spathulifolia (Stapf & Hutch.) Verdc.

spathulifolia => spatula shaped leaves

volkensii => in honor of Georg Ludwig August Volkens (1855–1917) German botanist

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: shrub, tree

External links

Check for Gardenia volkensii at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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