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Sterculia foetida, Peon, Indian Almond, Hazel Sterculia, Java Olive, Skunk Tree

Sterculia foetida

Peon, Indian Almond, Hazel Sterculia, Java Olive, Skunk Tree
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Sterculioideae
Origin: Tropical Asia, Australia
Can be used for bonsaiBig tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunDry conditionsRed/crimson/vinous flowersEthnomedical plant.
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Large tree of Old World tropics having foul-smelling orange-red blossoms followed by red pods enclosing oil-rich seeds sometimes used as food. Roasted seeds are edible. Seeds are above-average for angiospermous plants for the amino acids. It has unisexual flowers with a single perianth whorl constituting a valvate calyx. Female flower has anthers of vestigial stamens around the base of the stalked ovary.

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Sterculia foetida - seeds

Peon, Indian Almond. Large tree of Old World tropics with orange-red blossoms followed by red pods enclosing oil-rich seeds sometimes used as food. Roasted seeds are edible.
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Sterculia rogersii, Common Star Chestnut

Sterculia rogersii

Common Star Chestnut
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Sterculioideae
Origin: South Africa
Can be used for bonsaiSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterDry conditionsWhite/off-white flowersYellow/orange flowersDeciduousSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This small deciduos tree is most often found in hot, dry open woodland, as well as on rocky outcrops. It is a thick stemmed tree which branch from low down. The tree flowers for quite a long time, and the small bell-shaped flowers, normally borne in clusters, are red on the outside and yellow on the inside.



Sterculia rogersii, Common Star Chestnut
Sterculia rogersii, Common Star Chestnut
Sterculia rogersii, Common Star Chestnut
Sterculia rogersii, Common Star Chestnut


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Sternbergia clusiana, Sternbergia, Autumn Crocus, Autumn Daffodil

Sternbergia clusiana

Sternbergia, Autumn Crocus, Autumn Daffodil
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Origin: Jordan, Israel, Turkey, Iran
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsYellow/orange flowers

Sternbergia clusiana grows in dry stony areas, including fields. The greenish-yellow flowers are produced in late autumn. Although having Crocus-shaped flowers, these lovely bulbs are more closely related to the Daffodil. All need a sunny well-drained position against a wall or fence, where they can enjoy a warm dry dormancy in the summer.



Sternbergia clusiana, Sternbergia, Autumn Crocus, Autumn Daffodil
Sternbergia clusiana, Sternbergia, Autumn Crocus, Autumn Daffodil
Sternbergia clusiana, Sternbergia, Autumn Crocus, Autumn Daffodil
Sternbergia clusiana, Sternbergia, Autumn Crocus, Autumn Daffodil


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Stoebe plumosa, Seriphium plumosum, Slangbos

Stoebe plumosa, Seriphium plumosum

Slangbos
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: South Africa
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsUnusual colorOrnamental foliageFragrantInvasive

Stoebe plumosa provides interesting, long-lasting foliage for the vase. Dried and fresh material is popular in the floral industry. Supremely silvery - white foliage makes Stoebe plumosa a contrast plant for any sunny well-drained garden.



Stoebe plumosa, Seriphium plumosum, Slangbos
Stoebe plumosa, Seriphium plumosum, Slangbos


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Syagrus schizophylla, Cocos schizophylla, Arikuryroba schizophylla, Arikury Palm

Syagrus schizophylla, Cocos schizophylla, Arikuryroba schizophylla

Arikury Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: Eastern Brazil
Small tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeModerate waterDry conditionsPalm or palm-likeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

It grows near the sea. Growth rate: Slow. Salt tolerance: Very tolerant. Drought tolerance: Resistant. Minimum temperature: 27F.



Syagrus schizophylla, Cocos schizophylla, Arikuryroba schizophylla, Arikury Palm
Syagrus schizophylla, Cocos schizophylla, Arikuryroba schizophylla, Arikury Palm


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