Carallia brachiata, Diatoma brachiata, Petalotoma brachiata, Freshwater Mangrove, Carallia

Carallia brachiata, Diatoma brachiata, Petalotoma brachiata

Freshwater Mangrove, Carallia
Family: Rhizophoraceae
Origin: Solomon Islands
Big tree taller than 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterEthnomedical plant.
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Evergreen trees with flaky bark. Fairly common in evergreen forest, especially along rivers. It is an excellent shade tree that grows to 5-20m. This species is tolerant of strong winds.

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