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Barringtonia asiatica (L.) Kurz

棋盤腳樹
Barringtonia asiatica (L.) Kurz,玉蕊科 Lecythidaceae
Littoral Forest

 


 


 

Barringtonia asiatica is a medium-sized evergreen tree. Leaves are crowded at the ends of branches, coriaceous, obovate to oblong, and shiny above. Flowers are cream-colored. Fruit is depressed-turbinate, with 4 angles about 10 cm long. The pericarp is fibrous. It is seen along seashores of southern and southeastern of Taiwan and on Is. Lanyu. Fruit is dispered by ocean currents.

2020 / 01 / 31 更新

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