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Barringtonia racemosa


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 60 ft (18 m)

Cultivation: Constant soil moisture

Features: Large green leaves to 15 in (38 cm) long; white to red flowers summer?autumn

Uses: Riverbank binder Shade tree Seaside areas

Zones: 10-12

Description: As well as being widespread in tropical Asia and the western Pacific, this species extends to Madagascar and the East African coast as far south as Kwazulu Natal, and also to far northeastern Australia. It grows along rainforest river banks and in swamps,

Growth Habit: Multi-trunked from base

Comments: Tolerates part shade

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