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Coutarea hexandra, Azulejo, Quina

Coutarea hexandra

Azulejo, Quina
Family: Rubiaceae
Origin: South America
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite, off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
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The plant is much used as a substitute for quinine when treating malaria. It is commonly harvested from the wild for this purpose and also for its wood. An ornamental plant, its small size makes it suitable for planting in narrow streets and under power lines.

Coutarea hexandra, Azulejo, Quina
Coutarea hexandra, Azulejo, Quina
Coutarea hexandra, Azulejo, Quina

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