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Tarenna sp., Tarenna

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 Tarenna sp.
Family: Rubiaceae
Tarenna
Origin: Africa, SE Asia, Australia
small tree 10-20 ftfull sunsemi-shaderegular watermoderate waterwhite/off-white flowersfragrantattracts butterflies, hummingbirdsUnknown name

Tarenna is a small tree with glossy foliage and slightly corky bark. The broad, smooth, pointed leaves are paired on the stem. The leaves are dark green above and lighter green below, with a scar between the leaves.The flowers are white and at the ends of the branchlets, and are followed by egg-shaped black fruits, 7 – 8 mm long, enclosing two seeds.

Species and varieties:

Tarenna littoralis

Tarenna hoaensis

Tarenna pavettoides (False Bride’s Bush), South Africa. Good in shady damp spots.


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 Tarenna sp., Tarenna

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Tarenna sp., Tarenna

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Tarenna sp., Tarenna

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Coptosperma (Tarenna, Pavetta) supra-axillare seeds
Tarenna sp., Tarenna

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Rare plant from Gardenia family, with clusters of white fragrant flowers. It is endemic of South Africa and is very rare in plant collections.
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