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Family: SAPINDACEAE 

 Erythrophysa alata
 
  
Author:  John Hutchinson 1932
Family:  Sapindaceae
Habitat:  South Africa, Namibia
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  15 centimetres
Height:  6 meters
Flower:  Green/Red-Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Fagara alata Ecklon & Zeyher 1835. Zanthoxylum alatum, Steudel 1841 Erythrophysa undulata E. Meyer & Arnott 1843
Got it from:  Purdy, USA
Year:  2004
This member of the Sapindaceae family was given this name by John Hutchinson in 1932. It is found in the Cape province of South Africa and Namibia, growing in well-drained soil with little to some water and lots of sun. It can grow up to six meters with a stem fifteen centimetres in diameter. The flowers are green and red to pink, and it can only be reproduced by seeds.