Plant Kingdom Classification

The Jagua Tree (Genipa Americana L)

  • Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
  • Superdivision: Tracheobionta
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • lass: Magnoliopsida
  • Subclass: Asteridae
  • Order: Rubiales
  • Family: Rubiceae
  • Genus: Genipa L
  • Species: Genipa Americana L

Preferred Scientific Name: Genipa Americana

Other Scientific Names
Genipa americana var. caruto (Kunth) K. Schum

Trade Name

Most Popular Common Names
Spanish Latin America; Jagua, Huito, Genipa
Portuguese Latin America; Jenipapo, Genipai

A detailed list of lesser known common names can be found here

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