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Common name

English: Cicada Tree

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Ericales (38)

        Family: Bonnetiaceae (1)(family description)

          Genus: Ploiarium (1)

            Epithet: alternifolium (Vahl) Melchior (1)

alternifolium => with alternating leaves

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: pink, white

External links

Check for Ploiarium alternifolium at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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