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Common name

Portuguese: Azeitona do Ceilão


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Malvales (80)

        Family: Elaeocarpaceae (1)(family description)

          Genus: Elaeocarpus (1)

            Epithet: serratus L. (1)

Synonyms: Elaeocarpus barnardii Burkill, Elaeocarpus cuneatus Wight

barnardii => in honor of B.H.F. Bernard (fl. 1915), British Conservator of Forests in Singapore or William George Barnard (1907-1980), South African veterinarian and plant collector

serratus => toothed


Climate: tropical

Habit: tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Elaeocarpus serratus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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