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Antidesma bunius, Bignay, Bugnay, Tassel berry

Antidesma bunius

Bignay, Bugnay, Tassel berry
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Origin: Malaysia
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterEdible

Clusters of 20 to 30 red to black fruits are produced from July through September. The acidic fruits, greatly enjoyed by birds, may be used to make jams, jellies, and vine. The juice can stain fingers and clothing. Another related species - Antidesma platyphyllum.





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Antidesma bunius - Bignay

Bignay, Bugnay, Tassel berry. Clusters of 20 to 30...  more

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Antidesma venosum - seeds

Tassel berry. The acidic fruits, greatly enjoyed by...  more
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Antidesma tetrandum, Antidesma

Antidesma tetrandum

Antidesma
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Origin: Java
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular water

Antidesma tetrandum, Antidesma
Antidesma tetrandum, Antidesma


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Baccaurea dulcis, Rambai, Kampuduang, Menteng

Baccaurea dulcis

Rambai, Kampuduang, Menteng
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Origin: Sumatra, Java
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Edible

Rare collectible medium sized tropical tree native to low elevation rain forest of Indonesia. 2 inch fruit ripen to bright orange; it takes several weeks to develop a sweeter flavor after the fruits begin to turn orange. When fruit is fully mature it has a sweet tart flavor. If it is very tart, the fruit is not ripe yet. Prefers rich acidic soil. High humidity and warm temperatures; do not expose this plant to cool weather. Outdoors in Zones 11 and 12, indoors or greenhouse.




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Baccaurea parviflora, Wild Rambai

Baccaurea parviflora

Wild Rambai
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Origin: Indochina, Malesia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Edible

Baccaurea parviflora, Wild Rambai
Baccaurea parviflora, Wild Rambai
Baccaurea parviflora, Wild Rambai


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Baccaurea polyneura, Tampoi

Baccaurea polyneura

Tampoi
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Origin: Southeast Asia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterEdible

Baccaurea polyneura, Tampoi


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Baccaurea reticulata, Lesser Tampoi

Baccaurea reticulata

Lesser Tampoi
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Origin: Malay Peninsula, Kalimantan
Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Baccaurea reticulata, Lesser Tampoi
Baccaurea reticulata, Lesser Tampoi


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Bischofia javanica, Andrachne apetala, Andrachne trifoliata, Bischofia cummingiana, Bishop Wood, Javawood, Toog Tree, Java Cedar

Bischofia javanica, Andrachne apetala, Andrachne trifoliata, Bischofia cummingiana

Bishop Wood, Javawood, Toog Tree, Java Cedar
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Origin: Southeast Asia
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterUnusual colorEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Edible

The tree is used for reforestation and is often intercropped in traditional agriculture. In India, it is considered to be an excellent shade tree in coffee and cardamom plantations

Young soft leaves - eaten as a vegetable.



Bischofia javanica, Andrachne apetala, Andrachne trifoliata, Bischofia cummingiana, Bishop Wood, Javawood, Toog Tree, Java Cedar
Bischofia javanica, Andrachne apetala, Andrachne trifoliata, Bischofia cummingiana, Bishop Wood, Javawood, Toog Tree, Java Cedar
Bischofia javanica, Andrachne apetala, Andrachne trifoliata, Bischofia cummingiana, Bishop Wood, Javawood, Toog Tree, Java Cedar


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Breynia disticha, Breynia nivosa, Snow Bush, Hawaiian-Leaf Flower, Sweet Pea Bush, Calico Plant, Snow on the Mountain

Breynia disticha, Breynia nivosa

Snow Bush, Hawaiian-Leaf Flower, Sweet Pea Bush, Calico Plant, Snow on the Mountain
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Origin: Pacific Islands
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterOrnamental foliageFlood tolerant

Snowbush is a rounded shrub that is used primarily for its attractive foliage. It has mall, mottled, multi-colored variegated leaves with white, green and red coloration leaves. Plants appear to differ in foliage coloration with some showing almost whitish new growth and others with a white and green variegation. New growth displays the color. Keep trimmed to promote color and fullness. Does spred by underground runners.





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Breynia oblongifolia, Coffee Bush

Breynia oblongifolia

Coffee Bush
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Origin: Australia, New Guinea
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterUnusual colorAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Leaves are soft, elliptical (oblong) to 2 cm. The appearance of the leaves is strongly two-ranked, that is, alternately disposed on opposite sides of the stem. Flowers are inconspicuous, on the undersides of the stems at the leaf axils, each with a diameter of about 3 mm.



Breynia oblongifolia, Coffee Bush
Breynia oblongifolia, Coffee Bush
Breynia oblongifolia, Coffee Bush


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Emblica officinalis, Phyllanthus emblica, Indian Gooseberry, Emblic Myrobalan, Amla, Amalaki, Amloki

Emblica officinalis, Phyllanthus emblica

Indian Gooseberry, Emblic Myrobalan, Amla, Amalaki, Amloki
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Origin: Northern and South Western India
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.EdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Small to medium in size tree. The leaves are lacy, giving the tree a delicate look. Amla fruit paste is a major ingredient of Chavyanprash, a popular Ayurvedic tonic. Amla is known as amritphala in Sanskrit, which literally means the fruit of heaven or nectar fruit. It is so called because it is rich in many desirable properties. It was described in a 7th century Ayurvedic medical text. According to several scholars, the sage Chyawan is reputed to have restored his vitality with this fruit. The fruit is Aperient, Carminative, Diuretic, Aphrodasiac, Laxative, Astringent and Refrigerant; is useful in anaemia, jaundice, dyspepcia, haemorrhage disorders, diabetes, asthama and bronchitis. It cures insomnia and is healthy for hair. It is the richest known source of vitamin C. The fruit tastes bitter, but if you drink water after eating it, the water tastes sweet.





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Emblica officinalis (Phyllanthus Emblica) - Amla

Very close related to Phyllanthus acidus, Phyllanthus emblica (Emblica officinalis) - Amla is known as amritphala in Sanskrit, which literally means the fruit of heaven or nectar fruit. It is so called because it is rich in many desirable properties, including medicinal. Amla fruit paste is a major ingredient of Chavyanprash, a popular Ayurvedic tonic. It is the richest known source of vitamin C. The fruit tastes bitter, but if you drink water after eating it, the water tastes sweet. Small to medium in size tree. The leaves are lacy, giving the tree a delicate look.

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