Syzygium aromaticum (L.) Merr. & Perry

Common name

English: Clove

German: Gew├╝rznelke

Portuguese: Cravo da India

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Myrtales (71)

        Family: Myrtaceae (17) (family description)

          Genus: Syzygium (3)

           Epithet: aromaticum (L.) Merr. & Perry (1)

Synonyms: Caryophyllus aromaticus L., Caryophyllus hortensis Noronha

aromaticum => spicy, aromatic, fragrant

aromaticus => spicy, aromatic, fragrant

hortensis => pertaining to the garden

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: yellow, beige

External links

Check for Syzygium aromaticum at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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