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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Pericopsis (1)

            Epithet: angolensis (Baker) Meeuwen (2)

Synonyms: Afrormosia angolensis (Baker) De Wild., Afrormosia schliebenii Harms, Pericopsis schliebenii (Harms) Meeuwen

angolensis => from Angola

schliebenii => in honor of Hans Joachim Schlieben (1902-1975), German plant collector in Tanzania

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: tree

Flower colour: purple, white

External links

Check for Pericopsis angolensis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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