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Crateva tapia, Spider Flower Tree, Tapia, Zapotilla, Amarillo, Poporo, Tejoruco, Cachimbo, Trompo

Crateva tapia

Spider Flower Tree, Tapia, Zapotilla, Amarillo, Poporo, Tejoruco, Cachimbo, Trompo
Family: Capparaceae
Origin: Tropical America
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds

The fruit is edible but not very good.


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