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Common name

Portuguese: Mela-bode

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2615)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2518)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2127)

      Order: Malvales (79)

        Family: Malvaceae (60)(family description)

          Genus: Herissantia (2)

            Epithet: tiubae (K.Schum.) Brizicky (1)

tiubae => from the Serra de Tiuba (today Serra de Jacobina), Bahia, Brasil

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Herissantia tiubae at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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