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
    Olivier (yellow)
  • Collector
    Mohammed, Imran; Persad, Leo; Manaure, K; Ostapkowicz, Joanna
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Americas: The Caribbean: Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Presented by Joanna Ostapkowicz, 2015
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    Site Number: 33; Sample Number: 41; Systematic Number: 201
Object view = Natural Science
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