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Kigelia africana

Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.

Kigelia pinnata (Jacq.) DC.

Sausage Tree

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyBignoniaceaeAfter the Abbe Jean Paul Bignon (1662-1743)
GenusKigeliaFrom the Mozambican Bantu name, kigeli-keia
SpeciesafricanaOf or from Africa

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Kigelia africana description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Nov 2013.

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Kigelia africana (Sausage Tree)

4/10/2015 · Naples Botanical Garden, Naples, FL

Kigelia africana (Sausage Tree)

4/10/2015 · Naples Botanical Garden, Naples, FL

Kigelia africana (Sausage Tree)

2/26/2010 · San Diego Zoo, San Diego, CA
≈ 3½ × 5½' (1.2 × 1.7 m)