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

Author:  Curt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel, 1826
Origin:  Andaman Islands, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Islands, Christmas Island, Comoros, Fiji, Hainan, India, Java, Kenya, Laos, Madagascar, Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Mozambique, Mozambique Channel Island, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicobar Islands, Philippines, Queensland; Australia, Samoa, Santa Cruz Islands, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi + Sumatera; Indonesia, South Africa, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Vanuatu, Vietnam
Soil:  Peat
Water:  Max
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  60 Centimetres
Height:  4 (27) Meters
Flower:  Pale Pink - Crème Colour
Propagate:  Seeds(/cuttings?)
Names:  Putat Kampung
Synonyms:  Eugenia racemosa, Carl von Linne, 1753.
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This member of the Lecythidaceae  family was given this name by Curt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel in 1826. It is widely spread around East Africa, south-east 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 27 meters high. The pale pink and crème colour flowers appears at night.

The genera name in honour of  Daines Barrington, 1727-1800, an English lawyer, antiquary and naturalist. The species name reefers to the clusters of flowers.

apiculata, R.Knuth
Barringtonia caffra, E.Mey. ex R.Knuth
Barringtonia celebesensis, R.Knuth
Barringtonia ceramensis, R.Knuth
Barringtonia ceylanica, Gardner ex C.B.Clarke
Barringtonia elongata, Korth.
Barringtonia lageniformis, Merr. & L.M.Perry
Barringtonia longiracemosa, C.T.White
Barringtonia obtusangula, R.Knuth
Barringtonia rosaria, Oken
Barringtonia rosata,R.Knuth
Barringtonia rumphiana, R.Knuth
Barringtonia salomonensis, Rech.
Barringtonia stravadium, Blanco
Barringtonia terrestris, R.Knuth
Barringtonia timorensis, Blume
Butonica alba, Miers
Butonica apiculata, Miers
Butonica caffra, Miers
Butonica ceylanica, Miers
Butonica inclyta, Miers
Butonica racemosa, Juss.
Butonica rosata, Miers
Butonica rumphiana, Miers
Butonica terrestris, Miers
Huttum racemosum, Britten
Megadendron ambiguum, Miers
Megadendron pallidum, Miers
Menichea rosata, Sonn. ex J.F.Gmel.
Menichea rosata, Sonn.
Michelia apiculata, Kuntze
Michelia racemosa, Kuntze
Michelia rosata, Kuntze
Michelia timorensis, Kuntze
Stravadium obtusangulum, Blume
Stravadium racemosum, Sweet
Caryophyllus racemosus, Stokes