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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Gentianales (110)

        Family: Apocynaceae (36)(family description)

          Genus: Alyxia (1)

            Epithet: concatenata (Blanco) Merr. (1)

Synonyms: Alyxia clusiacea (Baill.) Pichon, Alyxia confertiflora Merr., Alyxia monilifera Vidal, Brabejum concatenatum Blanco, Gynopogon moniliferus (Vidal) Merr., Paralstonia clusiacea Baill.

clusiacea => in honor of Charles de l’Écluse (Carolus Clusius) (1526–1609), Flemish doctor and pioneering botanist

concatenata => linked or chained together

concatenatum => linked or chained together

confertiflora => crowded flowers

monilifera => bearing a necklace

moniliferus => bearing a necklace

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Alyxia concatenata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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