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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2514)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2413)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2044)

      Order: Connarales (2)

        Family: Connaraceae (2) (family description)

          Genus: Rourea (1)

           Epithet: coccinea Hook.f. ex Hook. (7)

Synonyms: Byrsocarpus coccineus Schumach. & Thonn., Byrsocarpus parvifolius Planch., Byrsocarpus puniceus Schumach. & Thonn., Byrsocarpus tisseramii Aubrév. & Pellegr.

coccinea => scarlet

parvifolius => having small leaves

puniceus => reddish-purple

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Rourea coccinea at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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