Moringa oleifera Lam.

Common name

English: Ben-oil Tree, Drumstick-tree, Horseradish-tree, Lírio Branco

German: Meerrettichbaum

Mandarin: 辣木 (la mu)

Portuguese: Acácia-branca

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Capparales (32)

        Family: Moringaceae (1) (family description)

          Genus: Moringa (1)

           Epithet: oleifera Lam. (1)

Synonyms: Moringa moringa (L.) Millsp., Moringa pterygosperma Gaertner

oleifera => oil bearing

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: beige, white

External links

Check for Moringa oleifera at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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