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Capirona decorticans, Capirona

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Capirona decorticans

Capirona
Family: Rubiaceae
Origin: Northern South America
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
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This tree avoids lichens, fungi, epiphytes and lianas, by getting rid of its bark. Once or twice a year it sheds off its bark entirely.



Capirona decorticans, Capirona

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