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Common name

English: African oak, Afzelia

German: Afrikanische Eiche

Portuguese: Chanfuta

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Afzelia (1)

            Epithet: africana Pers. (7)

Synonym: Pahudia africana (Pers.) Prain

africana => of African origin

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Afzelia africana at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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