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Arytera divaricata, Nephelium beckleri , Coogera, Rose Tamarind

Arytera divaricata, Nephelium beckleri

Coogera, Rose Tamarind
Family: Sapindaceae
Origin: Australia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliageAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Usually a small shrubby tree, but has been seen up to 12ft. It has spectacular flushes of limp reddish new growth which slowly turns pale green as it matures. Fleshy red aril is common in Sapinds, an adaptation to attract fruity-eating birds.


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