VIRBOGA
Home Collections Lists Contact

Common name

English: Algaroba, Locust bean

German: Johannisbrotbaum

Mandarin: 长角豆 (chang jiao dou)

Portuguese: Alfarrobeira, Figueira-do-Egipto

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Ceratonia (1)

            Epithet: siliqua L. (1)

siliqua => Latin for container or pod

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: green, yellow

External links

Check for Ceratonia siliqua at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

Search for more