Terminalia catappa L.

Common name

English: Tropical Almond

German: Indischer Mandelbaum, Katappenbaum, Seemandelbaum

Mandarin: 榄仁树 (lan ren shu)

Portuguese: Amendoeira-da-praia

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Myrtales (71)

        Family: Combretaceae (9) (family description)

          Genus: Terminalia (4)

           Epithet: catappa L. (1)

catappa => from the indo-malayan name katapang, ketapang for Terminalia catappa

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Terminalia catappa at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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