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Phaleria capitata, Ongael, Phaleria Jack

Phaleria capitata

Ongael, Phaleria Jack
Family: Thymelaeaceae
Origin: New Guinea, Indonesia
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
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A bushy Australian rainforest tree or shrub with clusters of fragrant white flowers. The flowers look like Jasmine while the fruits are red like berries.


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