Punica granatum L.

Common name

English: Pomegranate

German: Granatapfel

Mandarin: šč│ŠŽ┤ (shi liu)

Portuguese: Romãzeira

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Myrtales (71)

        Family: Lythraceae (12) (family description)

          Genus: Punica (2)

           Epithet: granatum L. (2)

granatum => filled with kernels

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub, tree

Flower colour: red

External links

Check for Punica granatum at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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