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Common name

English: African Border Tree, Boundary Tree


Kingdom: Plantae (2629)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2532)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2141)

      Order: Scrophulariales (94)

        Family: Bignoniacea (18)(family description)

          Genus: Newbouldia (1)

            Epithet: laevis Seem. (5)

laevis => smooth, in the sense of not being rough


Climate: tropical

Habit: tree, arborescent

Flower colour: violet, pink, white

External links

Check for Newbouldia laevis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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