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Afrocarpus gracilior


Order: Pinales
   Family: Araucariaceae
            Genus: Afrocarpus
                        Specie: Afrocarpus gracilior

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 60 ft (18 m)

Cultivation: Deep well-drained soil

Features: Straight trunk; purplish bark

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Shade tree

Zones: 10-12

Description: Occurring in the mountain forests of Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda, musengera is reported to reach a height of around 60 ft (18 m), with a straight trunk and purplish brown bark that may remain smooth. Leaves and ?fruit? are similar in dimensions to those of

Growth Habit: Tall forest tree

Comments: Very similar to 'A. falcatus'

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