Category Archives: Malphihiaceae (Malpighia family)

Malpighia coccigera (Malpighiaceae)

Is it nice to have an example of a type genus for a plant family to grace the gardens and waysides of Queensland. The genus Malpighia is named in to honor Marcello Malpighia (1628-1693), a distinguished naturalist at Bologna, Italy. … Continue reading

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Lophanthera lactescens (Golden Chain Tree) (Malpighiaceae)

An attractive non-native ornamental tree with pendent inflorescences and bright yellow flowers.

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