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Ardisia revoluta, Ardisia, Tecuico

Ardisia revoluta

Ardisia, Tecuico
Family: Primulaceae    (Formerly:Myrsinaceae)
Origin: Central America
Small tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterEdible plantPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEthnomedical plant.
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This species of tree or shrub can get to measure up to 15ft of height. It grows preferably in the underbrush of the dry tropical forest, but also 0-5000ft is in humid forests.The leaves are simple and alternating, whole margin and grouped at the end of the small branch. They measure 10in in length approximately. Translucent points can be observed when the leaf against the light is put. When it is cut a leaf or a small branch is common that sap of black color is observed.Flowering with white flowers to pink. The fruits are dark mulberry color (almost black) when they are mature. They are eaten fresh.

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Ardisia revoluta, Ardisia, Tecuico
Ardisia revoluta, Ardisia, Tecuico
Ardisia revoluta, Ardisia, Tecuico
Ardisia revoluta, Ardisia, Tecuico

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