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2010
Dalechampia spathulata
Trees and shrubs | Magnoliopsida

Scientific Name - Dalechampia spathulata Baillie.

Synonyms - Cremophylla spathulatum, Dalechampia amazonica

Popular names -

Distribution and Habitat - originating in Mexico.

Description - shrub 1 m tall. Leaves spatulate-lanceolate, 15-20 cm long, the heart, leading acuminata, margins toothed, pinnate nervatiune; stipele erect, 10-12 mm long. 1-5 inflorescence leaves the armpit, ovat-triangular bracts, 6 x 5 cm, pink or white. Fruit capsule dehiscence, 6 x 9 mm.

Tolerances - supported 0ĚŠ C minimum temperature

Requirements - sunny or light-shade.

Management - in growth require regular watering.

Propagation - by seeds.


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