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Family: LECYTHIDACEAE  

 Barringtonia racemosa
 

From the western part of the Philippines. Flooded six month a year. 

  
Author:  Curt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel 1826
Family:  Lecythidaceae (Barringtoniaceae ?)
Habitat:  East Africa, Southeast Asia, Pacific islands
Soil:  Peat
Water:  Max
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  60 centimetres
Height:  4 (10) meters
Flower:  Pale Pink-Crème colour
Reproduction:  Seeds(/cuttings?)
Pop names:  Putat Kampung
Synonyms:  Eugenia racemosa Carl von Linne 1753. 1826. Butonica apiculata Miers 1880.
Got it from:  Papatatan Island i Calamian Archipel nord of Palawan in the Philippines. I left it there: Extern collection...
Year:  2005

   This member of the Lecythidaceae  family was given this name by Curt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel in 1826. It is widely spread around East Africa, Southeast Asia and Pacific islands. It grows in swamps with some to lots of sun. The stem can grow to 60 centimetres in diameter, the tree from four to ten meters high. The pale ink and crème colour flowers appears at night.