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.
  • Scientific name
    Terminalia amazonia
  • Classification
  • Common name
  • Collector
    Mungalsingh, Jason; Baksh-Comeau, Y S; Manaure, K; Ostapkowicz, Joanna
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Americas: The Caribbean: Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad: Palo Seco
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Presented by Joanna Ostapkowicz, 2015
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Systematic Number: 201; Site Number: 60; Sample Number: 75
Object view = Natural Science
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