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Common name

Mandarin: 斜基粗叶木 (xie ji cu ye mu)


Kingdom: Plantae (2654)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2567)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2163)

      Order: Gentianales (112)

        Family: Rubiaceae (61)(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


Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

External links

Check for Lasianthus attenuatus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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