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Clitoria fairchildiana, Orchid Tree, Clitorea Tree, Philippine Pigeonwings

Clitoria fairchildiana

Orchid Tree, Clitorea Tree, Philippine Pigeonwings
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: Brazil
Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersEthnomedical plant.
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Clitoria fairchildiana is a tree largely distributed in Brazil, used for urban arborization. Beautiful flowers in pendant spikes, sometimes blue-violet and white, others pink-violet and white.


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