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Lumnitzera littorea, Teruntum merah

Lumnitzera littorea

Teruntum merah
Family: Combretaceae
Origin: Southeast Asia
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeKeep soil moistRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsFlood tolerant

Lumnitzera littorea is found in the back mangroves, in soft, muddy substrates where tidal inundation is rare. Has ornamental potential due to its red flowers.



Lumnitzera littorea, Teruntum merah
Lumnitzera littorea, Teruntum merah


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