TROPICAL PLANT ENCYCLOPEDIA


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Abrus precatorius, Buddhist rosary bead, Rosary pea vine, Carolina muida, Deadly crab's eye, Lucky bean, Prayer beads, Weather plant, Wild liquorice

Abrus precatorius

Buddhist rosary bead, Rosary pea vine, Carolina muida, Deadly crab's eye, Lucky bean, Prayer beads, Weather plant, Wild liquorice
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: India, Sri Lanka, Thailand
Vine or creeperFull sunModerate waterPink flowersBlue, lavender, purple flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Poisonous or toxic

Abrus precatorius has small pretty purple flowers located at the end of the stalks. Fruits are short, inflated pods, splitting open when mature to reveal the round; hard and shiny seeds which are scarlet, but black at the base. Seeds contain abrin, one of the most toxic plant poisons known.





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Abrus precatorius - Buddhist Rosary Bead

Buddhist rosary bead, Deadly crab's eye. A small climbing tropical vine, indigenous to Indonesia. The flowers are violet to pink and arranged in clusters. Very showy seeds red and black, look like bird eye.
This item is not certified for shipping to California. Do not order it for shipping to California address.
Grown in
6"/1 gal pot
 


Acacia adoxa, Acacia

Acacia adoxa

Acacia
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Origin: Australia
Can be used for bonsaiLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunModerate waterYellow, orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Acacia adoxa, Acacia
Acacia adoxa, Acacia


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Acacia auriculiformis, Darwin Black Wattle, Ear Pod Wattle

Acacia auriculiformis

Darwin Black Wattle, Ear Pod Wattle
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Origin: Australia, New Guinea
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterYellow, orange flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Very fast growing, undemanding ornamental and shade tree. Honey-sweet, showy yellow flowers attract bees and butterflies. The plant is amazing in its ability to recolonize waste. Hard to kill. Can grow as much as 6-8 ft per season. Mature trees are medium sized. If you are looking for a fast result, this shade tree is for you. The plant is amazing in its ability to recolonize waste, paper mill sludge; even uranium spoils. This is the only tree found on a 20-year old uranium spoil. Cold hardy to some freeze.





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Acacia baileyana 'Purpurea', Purple Fernleaf Acacia

Acacia baileyana 'Purpurea'

Purple Fernleaf Acacia
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterOrnamental foliageYellow, orange flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Acacia baileyana 'Purpurea' (Purple Fernleaf Acacia) is a small, drought tolerant tree that can reach 10-20 feet in height in the right conditions. It thrives in full sun, and requires moderate water, which decreases once established. It has ornamental foliage, and produces beautiful yellow, orange flowers. These fragrant blooms attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden. It grows best in USDA hardiness zones 9-11.

When planting Acacia baileyana 'Purpurea', dig a hole that is twice as wide as the root ball and around the same depth. This will ensure the roots have plenty of space to spread out. Once planted, water deeply to help the roots establish.

For cold regions, it is best to plant Acacia baileyana 'Purpurea' in a pot and move it indoors in cold winter months. Make sure the pot is well drained and replant every few years for optimal growth. Feeding with a fertilizer in the spring and summer will help promote growth. If you see any signs of disease or pests, treat them as early as possible with an appropriate product.



Acacia baileyana 'Purpurea', Purple Fernleaf Acacia


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Acacia cavenia, Mimosa caven, Espino Cavan, Roman Cassie

Acacia cavenia, Mimosa caven

Espino Cavan, Roman Cassie
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Origin: Chile and Argentina
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterYellow, orange flowersFragrant



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Acacia cultriformis, Knife-leaf Wattle, Dogtooth Wattle, Half-moon Wattle, Golden-glow Wattle

Acacia cultriformis

Knife-leaf Wattle, Dogtooth Wattle, Half-moon Wattle, Golden-glow Wattle
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Origin: Australia
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterYellow, orange flowersSpice or herbAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Acacia cultriformis is a woody shrub with an upright or spreading habit that grows to 4 m (13 ft) in height.

Its bright flowers and attractive leaves make Acacia cultriformis one of the most popular wattles in cultivation. Drought tolerant, it can be used to combat soil erosion.

The flowers are edible and they are an ingredient used in some fritters. Yellow dye is extracted from the flowers and green dye is extracted from the seed pods





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Acacia decurrens, Black Wattle

Acacia decurrens

Black Wattle
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Origin: Australia
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunModerate waterYellow, orange flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Acacia decurrens is a tall shrub or small tree with bipinnate foliage. The ridge that runs along each branch may be used to identify Acacia decurrens. The dark green foliage contrasts with the bright yellow spring flowers.

Acacia decurrens bark was used in the tanning industry. Tolerates full sun and will grow in most soil conditions.





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Acacia decurrens - seeds

Black Wattle. Tradicional Mimosa plant for Women's day in Europe. Acacia decurrens is a tall shrub or small tree with bipinnate foliage. The dark green foliage contrasts with the bright yellow spring flowers. Plant after soaking in warm water until swollen.
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Acacia glaucoptera, Clay Wattle, Queen Wattle

Acacia glaucoptera

Clay Wattle, Queen Wattle
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Origin: Western Australia
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall plant 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterDry conditionsOrnamental foliageYellow, orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Unusual, straggling shrub to 1 m high and 1 m across. Wing-like phyllodes appear like cladodes with yellow globular flowers emerging from central stems in spring. Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping. Suitable for growing in containers.





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Acacia iteaphylla , Willow-leaf Wattle

Acacia iteaphylla

Willow-leaf Wattle
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Origin: Australia
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunModerate waterYellow, orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Acacia iteaphylla grows best in a well drained sunny position. It is moderately frost tolerant and moderately salt tolerant.




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Acacia mangium, Mangium Wattle, Black Wattle, Hickory Wattle

Acacia mangium

Mangium Wattle, Black Wattle, Hickory Wattle
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Origin: Australia, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia
USDA Plant Hardiness MapBig tree taller than 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterWhite, off-white flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Acacia mangium grows up to 30m tall, often with a straight trunk.

Phyllodes lanceolate or ovate, conspicuously veined, light or dark green; flower-heads rod-like, white, sparse, on hairy peduncles about 1 cm long; pods long, slender, coiled or twisted and contorted. Its uses include environmental management and wood.



Acacia mangium, Mangium Wattle, Black Wattle, Hickory Wattle
Acacia mangium, Mangium Wattle, Black Wattle, Hickory Wattle
Acacia mangium, Mangium Wattle, Black Wattle, Hickory Wattle
Acacia mangium, Mangium Wattle, Black Wattle, Hickory Wattle


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