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Common name

English: African locust bean


Kingdom: Plantae (2653)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2566)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2162)

      Order: Fabales (241)

        Family: Fabaceae (241)(family description)

          Genus: Parkia (1)

            Epithet: biglobosa (Jacq.) G.Don (1)

Synonyms: Inga biglobosa (Jacq.) Willd., Mimosa biglobosa Jacq., Parkia oliveri J.F.Macbr.

oliveri => in honor of Guillaume Antoine Olivier (1756-1814), French physician, entomologist and plant collector


Climate: tropical

Habit: tree

External links

Check for Parkia biglobosa at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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