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Tabernaemontana orientalis, Ervatamia orientalis, Ervatamia pubescens, Ervatamia floribunda, Banana Bush, Native Gardenia

Tabernaemontana orientalis, Ervatamia orientalis, Ervatamia pubescens, Ervatamia floribunda

Banana Bush, Native Gardenia
Family: Apocynaceae
Origin: Asia
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantEthnomedical 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.DeciduousAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Small to medium size shrub with lanceolate simple leaves, edges slightly undulate, to 3" long, plant foliage and stems exude white latex when damaged. Specimens growing in too bright light tend to have yellowy foliage, while as an understory plant in the forest it has darker green leaves. Jasmine-like white pin-wheeled fragrant flowers, 5 petals with long tips fusing to form tube, regularly symmetrical. Fruit is pairs of orange-yellow fused banana shaped capsules, similar to other species.

Tabernaemontana orientalis is deciduous when temperature drops below 65F.





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Tabernaemontana ventricosa - seeds

This small tree, with its unusual fruits, is excellent for gardeners wanting to bring nature back into their garden. It attracts birds, insects and small mammals into your garden. The tree prefers full to semi-shade, but can withstand a certain amount of sunlight. It requires a moderate amount of water. This tree is frost sensitive, preferring more tropical areas with mild winters. It can easily be grown from seed and grows relatively fast.
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Taxodium distichum, Bald cypress, Swamp cypress

Taxodium distichum

Bald cypress, Swamp cypress
Family: Cupressaceae
Origin: Florida
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterDeciduousFlood tolerantSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Taxodium distichum grows in full sunlight to partial shade. This species grows best in wet or well-drained soil but can tolerate dry soil. It is moderately able to grow in aerosols of salt water. Trunks are buttressed (flared or fluted) at the base, and when growing in water, often develop distinctive, knobby root growths ("knees") which protrude above the water surface around the tree.





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Taxodium mucronatum, Taxodium mexicanum, Cuprespinnata mexicana, Montezuma Baldcypress, Mexican Cypress, Tree of Tule

Taxodium mucronatum, Taxodium mexicanum, Cuprespinnata mexicana

Montezuma Baldcypress, Mexican Cypress, Tree of Tule
Family: Cupressaceae   (Formerly:Taxodiaceae / Cupressaceae)
Subfamily: Taxodioideae
Origin: Mexico
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeBog or aquaticKeep soil moistOrnamental foliageDeciduousInvasiveFlood tolerantSeaside, salt tolerant plant

In Mexico, it is known as Ahuehueta, meaning "old man of the water". This deciduous tree of wetlands has broad, spreading crown with strong, horizontal branches and delicate, weeping branchlets. The leaves are 0.24 to 0.48 inch (6-12 mm) long. The roots of trees growing in standing water often send up conical projections ("knees"). Before the leaves drop, they turn spectacular bright orange to rusty brown. Usually occurs on moist soils along streams, or on low, poorly drained sites. It is drought tolerant when established.




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Terminalia calamansanai, Philippine Almond, Yellow Terminalia

Terminalia calamansanai

Philippine Almond, Yellow Terminalia
Family: Combretaceae
Origin: Southeast Asia
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical 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.DeciduousEdible

The seeds are eaten raw or cooked.



Terminalia calamansanai, Philippine Almond, Yellow Terminalia


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Terminalia catappa, Tropical Almond, Badamier, Java Almond, Indian Almond, Malabar Almond, Singapore Almond, Ketapang, Huu Kwang, Pacific Almond

Terminalia catappa

Tropical Almond, Badamier, Java Almond, Indian Almond, Malabar Almond, Singapore Almond, Ketapang, Huu Kwang, Pacific Almond
Family: Combretaceae
Origin: India
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical 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.DeciduousEdibleSeaside, salt tolerant plant

It is a large deciduous stately tree, growing up to 90 feet tall with horizontal whorls of branches offering clusters of foot long, obovate leaves that turn pink-red to red - yellow before falling. It thrives as an ornamental tree in many tropical cities in the world. The greenish - white female - and male flowers are on the same tree; these flowers are inconspicuous and not very showy. It has large (2 - 3 inches) nutty fruits that taste very much like commercially grown almonds. The color of the oval fruit is green, yellow or reddish. In Taiwan the fallen leaves of tropical almond are used as a herbal drug in the treatment of liver related diseases. The leaves contain agents for chemo-prevention of cancer and probably have anticarciogenic potential. The kernel of Indian almond has shown aphrodisiac activity; it can probally be used in treatment of some forms of sexual inadequacies (premature ejaculation). Ethanol extract of the leaves shown potential in the treatment of sickle cell disorders. Tropical almond has antibacterial properties. It is used by breeders of tropical aquarium fishes to keep them healthy. In Suriname's traditional medicine, a tea from the leaves is used against dysentery and diarrhea. Has salt and drought tolerance. As is the case with many tropical trees, tropical almond can be grown in a container where its size can be controlled for many years.





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Terminalia catappa - Tropical Almond

Tropical Almond - large nutty fruits that taste very much like commercially grown almonds. As is the case with many tropical trees, tropical almond can be grown in a container where its size can be controlled for many years.

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