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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2614)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2517)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2126)

      Order: Polygalales (12)

        Family: Malpighiaceae (8)(family description)

          Genus: Byrsonima (4)

            Epithet: crassifolia Kunth (3)

Synonyms: Brysonima coriacea (Sw.) DC., Byrsonima biacuminata Rusby, Byrsonima cinerea DC., Byrsonima coriacea (Sw.) DC., Byrsonima cotinifolia Kunth, Byrsonima crassifolia Lunan, Byrsonima cubensis A.Juss., Byrsonima cumingiana A.Juss., Byrsonima fagifolia Nied.

cinerea => ashen-grey

coriacea => leather-like

crassifolia => having thick, fleshy or leathery leaves

cubensis => from Cuba

fagifolia => beech-leaved

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: arborescent

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Byrsonima crassifolia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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