Crinodendron hookerianum Mol.
Tricuspidaria lanceolata (Ruiz & Pav.)
Elaeocarpaceae
Crinodendron hookerianum (33935 Bytes)
Medium sized, evergreen shrub with erect habit. Ovate, opposite leaves, 2 cm wide, 7.5 cm long, slender pointed, lamina dark green, serrate with pinnate veination, pubescent underneath. Downy twigs with linear texture. Numerous, crimson, drooping flowers, long stalked, 3 cm long, 2 cm wide in spring and during summer. Mucronate fruits, pear-shaped, 3-winged, 1 cm long.

Home: Chile

Other views: Leaves, flower

Cultivated: Tasmania

Author: Rainer Oberle

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