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Common name

English: Brazilian rose wood

German: Brasilianisches Rosenholz

Portuguese: Nó-de-porco

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Myrtales (73)

        Family: Lythraceae (12) (family description)

          Genus: Physocalymma (1)

           Epithet: scaberrimum Pohl (1)

scaberrimum => roughest

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: purple, violet, pink

External links

Check for Physocalymma scaberrimum at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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