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Common name

English: Mexican calabash

German: Kalebassenbaum

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Scrophulariales (98)

        Family: Bignoniacea (19)(family description)

          Genus: Crescentia (2)

            Epithet: alata Kunth (6)

alata => winged, with wings

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: tree

Flower colour: purple, orange, yellow

External links

Check for Crescentia alata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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