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Cordia rupicola, Varronia rupicola, Puerto Rico Manjack, Cliff Manjack

Cordia rupicola, Varronia rupicola

Puerto Rico Manjack, Cliff Manjack
Family: Boraginaceae
Origin: Caribbean
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterWhite, off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
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For a number of years This species was considered extinct, until one small population was found on Puerto Rico and another was subsequently found on the island of Anegada in the Virgin Islands. The small white flowers produce a one seeded red fruit. Tolerates alkaline soils.

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