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Photo by Boris Vrskovy - Slovakia.


The rather slim caudex by Ivan Cupic.

Author: Faustino Miranda, 1961
Family:  ANACARDIACEAE
Origin:  Guerrero; SW Mexico
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  ?
Height:  3-4 Metres
Flower:  ?
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  Hinchador
Synonyms:  Pseudosmodingium rhoifolium, var. sensu F. A. Barkley, 1937.
(Pseudosmodingium pterocarpum, F.A.Barkley.
Rhus pterocarpa,
Moc. & Sessé.
Spathe rhoifolia,
Kuntze.
Spathelia rhoifolia,
DC. ?)

This member of the Anacardiaceae family was given this name by Faustino Miranda in 1961. It is found in Guerrero, south-western Mexico, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The tree can grow to three or four metres in height, with thick branches. The flowers are filiforme - thread-like.
Any further information will be appreciated, please
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The genera name from Greek; pseudo; 'false' and Smodingium, another member of the family. The species name after Fred Alexander Barkley, 1908–1989, an American botanist.


A young plant by Ivan Cupic.