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Common name

English: Golden chain tree

Portuguese: Chuva-de-ouro

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Polygalales (12)

        Family: Malpighiaceae (8)(family description)

          Genus: Lophanthera (1)

            Epithet: lactescens Ducke (1)

lactescens => having sap that turns milky

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: tree

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Lophanthera lactescens at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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