Spondias mombin L.

Common name

English: Red Mombin, Yellow Mombin

German: Gelbe Mombinpflaume, Rote Mombinpflaume

Portuguese: Cajá, Seriguela

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Sapindales (66)

        Family: Anacardiaceae (18) (family description)

          Genus: Spondias (4)

           Epithet: mombin L. (1)

Synonyms: Spondias axillaris Roxb., Spondias lucida Salisb., Spondias lutea L.

axillaris => armpit, axillary

lucida => shining, glistening, reflecting

lutea => distinct yellow, a full yellow

mombin => indigenous American or Caribbean name for S. mombin

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Spondias mombin at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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