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Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Liliopsida (392)

      Order: Poales (4)

        Family: Flagellariaceae (2)(family description)

          Genus: Flagellaria (2)

            Epithet: guineensis Schum. (2)

Synonym: Flagellaria indica var. guineensis (Schumach.) Engl.

guineensis => indicates origin in the Guinea Coast

indica => from or referring in some way to India


Climate: tropical

Habit: liana, shrub

Flower colour: beige, white

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