Antiaris toxicaria ssp. africana (Engl.) C.C.Berg

Common name

German: Afrikanischer Upasbaum

Mandarin: 见血封喉 (jian xue feng hou)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2274)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2179)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1840)

      Order: Urticales (37)

        Family: Moraceae (22) (family description)

          Genus: Antiaris (1)

           Epithet: toxicaria (1)

             Subspecies: africana (Engl.) C.C.Berg

Synonym: Antiaris innoxia Blume

africana => of African origin

innoxia => without prickles, harmless

toxicaria => poisonous

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: green, beige

External links

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