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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2514)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2413)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2044)

      Order: Malpighiales (94)

        Family: Euphorbiaceae (77) (family description)

          Genus: Bridelia (2)

           Epithet: ferruginea Benth. (4)

Synonym: Gentilia chevalieri Beille

chevalieri => in honor of Auguste Jean Baptiste Chevalier (1873-1956), French botanist, taxonomist and explorer

ferruginea => rust-coloured

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: green, yellow

External links

Check for Bridelia ferruginea at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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