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Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2137)

      Order: Gentianales (112)

        Family: Apocynaceae (37)(family description)

          Genus: Strophanthus (2)

            Epithet: eminii Asch. ex Pax (1)

Synonyms: Strophanthus fischeri Aschs. & K.Schum. ex Franch., Strophanthus wittei Staner

eminii => in honor of Emin Pasha the adopted name of Eduard Sennritzer (1840–1892), German physician, traveller, and African explorer in service of the Egyptian Government

fischeri => in honor of Gustav Adolf Fischer (1848-1886), German African explorer

wittei => in honor of Gaston-François de Witte (1897-1980), Belgian herpetologist


Climate: tropical

Habit: liana, shrub, arborescent

Flower colour: orange, yellow

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