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Markhamia stipulata, Spathodea stipulata, Khae
Markhamia stipulata var. pierrii

Markhamia stipulata, Spathodea stipulata

Family: Bignoniaceae
Origin: Southeast Asia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
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The young branches, leaves and inflorescence stalks are yellow-brown and hairy. The funnel-shaped fleshy flowers are fragrant, with rusty purple veins.

Timber used for furniture and permanent constructions as termite resistent.Young shoots are eaten and flowers used as a fresh vegetable. Fruits and flowers are boiled or steamed before they are eaten.

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Markhamia stipulata, Spathodea stipulata, Khae

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