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Common name

English: Tropical Almond

German: Indischer Mandelbaum, Katappenbaum, Seemandelbaum

Mandarin: 榄仁树 (lan ren shu)

Portuguese: Amendoeira-da-praia

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2570)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2468)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2088)

      Order: Myrtales (76)

        Family: Combretaceae (9)(family description)

          Genus: Terminalia (4)

            Epithet: catappa L.(1)

catappa => from the indo-malayan name katapang, ketapang for Terminalia catappa

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Terminalia catappa at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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