Kerosene wood

(Erythroxylum ellipticum)

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Description

Erythroxylum ellipticum is a Northern Australian species of Erythroxylum.It grows as a shrub or tree.It locally called kerosene wood or turpentine tree - because its green branches and twigs burn readily.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order:Malpighiales
Family:Erythroxylaceae
Genus:Erythroxylum
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