Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.

Common name

English: Sausage Tree

German: Leberwurstbaum

Portuguese: Árvore salsicha

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2288)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2190)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1850)

      Order: Scrophulariales (94)

        Family: Bignoniacea (17) (family description)

          Genus: Kigelia (1)

           Epithet: africana (Lam.) Benth. (5)

Synonym: Kigelia pinnata (Jacq.) DC.

africana => of African origin

pinnata => two rows of leaflets

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: purple, red

External links

Check for Kigelia africana at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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