About this object

These tropical trees can grow to be over 70m (230 feet) in height. They belong to the flowering plant family Combretaceae. The name ‘Terminalia’ comes from the Latin word ‘terminus’ a reference to the fact that the leaves grow at the tips of the shoots.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    LIV.2015.58.33
  • Scientific name
    Terminalia amazonia
  • Classification
    Combretaceae
  • Common name
    Olivier (white)
  • Collector
    Sooklal, Harris; Baksh-Comeau, Y S; Ostapkowicz, Joanna
  • Date collected
    2015-06-24
  • Place collected
    Americas: The Caribbean: Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad: Blanchisseuse
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Presented by Joanna Ostapkowicz, 2015
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Sample Number: 33; Systematic Number: 201; Site Number: 26
Object view = Natural Science
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