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Tetracera sp., Tetracera, Bee Flower

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Tetracera sp.
Family: Dilleniaceae
Tetracera, Bee Flower
Origin: Thailand
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsUltra tropical, min. temperature 55F

This fragrant shrub is very remarkable. Bees love the honey flowers, there are thousands of them around it! Fine sweet fragrance. Tetracera loureiri is one of the most valued herbs in Thai traditional medicine.

Close related species - Tetracera loureiri (Tetracera fragrans), Tetracera indica.


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