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Common name

Mandarin: 斜基粗叶木 (xie ji cu ye mu)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Rubiales (60)

        Family: Rubiaceae (60) (family description)

          Genus: Lasianthus (2)

           Epithet: attenuatus Jack (1)

Synonym: Lasianthus bordenii Elmer ex Merr.

attenuatus => long, slender and tapering

bordenii => in honor of Thomas Eugene Borden (1875-1953), US American botanist

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

External links

Check for Lasianthus attenuatus at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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