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Grias neuberthii, Piton Tree, Wild Mango, Sanchamangue

Grias neuberthii

Piton Tree, Wild Mango, Sanchamangue
Family: Lecythidaceae
Origin: Ecuador
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
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The trunk is straight upwards, branching very little until several meters high. The leaves are on the top, and are very large. The flowers are in inflorescences that come out directly from the trunk, the lower part of it, close to the ground where heavy bees and beetles (the natural pollinators of this species) live.





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