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Lecythis pisonis, Monkey Pot, Paradise Nut, Sabucaia Nut

Lecythis pisonis

Monkey Pot, Paradise Nut, Sabucaia Nut
Family: Lecythidaceae
Origin: Tropical America
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersEthnomedical plant.
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The fruit of the tree is shaped like a pot and small enough for a monkey to use.


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