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Bejaria coarctata

Classification

Order: Lecythidales
   Family: Lecythidaceae
            Genus: Bejaria
                        Specie: Bejaria coarctata

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 20 ft (6 m)

Cultivation: Humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Fine red-brown hairs cover tree; glossy green leaves; pink flowers

Uses: Specimen plant Tropical gardens

Zones: 10-12

Description: Usually around 4?6?ft (1.2?1.8?m) tall, this northern South American species can sometimes develop into a small, spreading tree around 20?ft (6?m) high. It is easily distinguished by the fine red-brown hairs that cover most of the plant, especially the yo

Growth Habit: Spreading habit

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