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.2015.58.125
  • Scientific name
    Terminalia lucida
  • Classification
    Combretaceae
  • Common name
    Olivier
  • Collector
    Henry, Darren; Ostapkowicz, Joanna
  • Date collected
    2015-07-07
  • Place collected
    Americas: The Caribbean: Trinidad and Tobago: Tobago: Englishman's Bay
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Presented by Joanna Ostapkowicz, 2015
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    Sample Number: 125; Systematic Number: 201; Site Number: 109
Object view = Natural Science
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