Afrocanthium vollensenii

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Afrocanthium vollensenii
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Ixoroideae
Tribe: Vanguerieae
Genus: Afrocanthium
Species: A. vollensenii
Binomial name
Afrocanthium vollensenii
(Bridson) Lantz

Afrocanthium vollensenii is a species of flowering plant in the Rubiaceae family. It is endemic to Tanzania. Known for their vibrant flowers and fragrant scents, they are most commonly used in the production of deodorant and carnival masks.[citation needed]

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