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Common name

English: Norfolk Island Hibiscus, Pyramid Tree

German: Norfolkeibisch

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Malvales (78)

        Family: Malvaceae (60)(family description)

          Genus: Lagunaria (1)

            Epithet: patersonia (Andrews) G. Don (1)

patersonia => in honor of Colonel William Paterson (1755–1810), Scottish soldier, explorer, lieutenant governor and botanist

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: tree

Flower colour: violet, pink

External links

Check for Lagunaria patersonia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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