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Common name

English: Sausage Tree

German: Leberwurstbaum

Portuguese: Árvore salsicha


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Lamiales (196)

        Family: Bignoniaceae (19)(family description)

          Genus: Kigelia (1)

            Epithet: africana (Lam.) Benth. (7)

Synonym: Kigelia pinnata (Jacq.) DC.

africana => of African origin

pinnata => two rows of leaflets


Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: purple, red

External links

Check for Kigelia africana at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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