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Common name

English: Guinea peanut

Portuguese: Amendoim-de-árvore

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2596)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2495)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2109)

      Order: Malvales (78)

        Family: Bombacaceae (4)(family description)

          Genus: Pachira (1)

            Epithet: glabra Pasq. (7)

Synonyms: Bombacopsis glabra (Pasq.) Robyns, Bombax anisophyllum Buxb., Bombax columellatum Buxb., Bombax glabrum (Pasq.) A.Robyns, Bombax kimuenzae De Wild. & T.Durand, Bombax oleagineum (Decne.) A.Robyns, Pochota glabra (Pasq.) Bullock

glabra => without hair, smooth, bald, bare

glabrum => without hair, smooth, bald, bare

oleagineum => rich in oil, fleshy

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Pachira glabra at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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