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Common name

English: Durian

German: Durian

Portuguese: Durião


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Malvales (80)

        Family: Bombacaceae (4)(family description)

          Genus: Durio (1)

            Epithet: zibethinus Murray (1)

Synonym: Durio acuminatissimus Merr.

acuminatissimus => sharpest

zibethinus => refers to the Indian civet, Viverra zibetha


Climate: tropical

Habit: tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Durio zibethinus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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