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Barringtonia acutangula


Order: Lecythidales
   Family: Lecythidaceae
            Genus: Barringtonia
                        Specie: Barringtonia acutangula

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Constant soil moisture

Features: Hanging spikes of red flowers; bronzy red new leaf growth

Uses: Specimen tree

Zones: 11-12

Description: This species is widely distributed through the coastal lowlands of southern Asia extending to northern Australia. Growing along banks of streams and freshwater swamps to less than 30 ft (9 m) high, it branches from the base into multiple trunks which spre

Growth Habit: Multi-trunked from base

Comments: Not often seen in cultivation

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