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Common name

English: Gliricidia

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Gliricidia (1)

            Epithet: sepium (Jacq.)Walp. (3)

sepium => from saepes: 'hedge, fence'

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: tree

Flower colour: violet, pink, white

External links

Check for Gliricidia sepium at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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