Pterocarpus santalinoides DC.

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Fabales (229)

        Family: Fabaceae (229) (family description)

          Genus: Pterocarpus (2)

           Epithet: santalinoides DC. (1)

Synonyms: Pterocarpus amazonicus Huber, Pterocarpus esculentus Schum. & Thonn.

amazonicus => of Amazonian origin

esculentus => edible, fit for human food

santalinoides => refers to its likeness to Pterocarpus santalinus found in Asia

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: yellow

External links

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