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Pseudosmodingium perniciosum

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Found this plant at

Large trees by Luis Arturo Peña,

The flowers by Alexis López Hernández,

A forest by Jarturoq,

Author:  Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler, 1881
Origin:  Mexico
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  40 Centimetres
Height:  8-12 Metres
Flower:  White
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Rhus pterocarpa, Sesse & Moc. 1894.
pterocarpus F.A.Barkley, 1937

This member of the Anacardiaceae family was described by Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler in 1881. It is found in Mexico, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. It will grow to eight or even twelve metres with a stem of 40-50 centimetres. The flowers are small and white.

The genera name from Greek; pseudo; 'false' and Smodingium, another member of the family. The species name from Latin pernicious; 'highly injurious' or 'destructive'.

And close-up by Elinor López Patiño,

Found this plant at Heidelburg Botanical Garden, with the tag: Beiselia.