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Common name

English: Hog Plum, Tallowwood

German: Sauerpflaume

Mandarin: 海檀木 (hai tan mu)

Portuguese: Ameixa Brava, Ameixeira Da Baia

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Santalales (8)

        Family: Ximeniaceae (1)(family description)

          Genus: Ximenia (1)

            Epithet: americana L. (5)

Synonym: Ximenia inermis L.

americana => from America

inermis => unarmed

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Ximenia americana at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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