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Parmentiera cereifera - Candle Tree


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English Common Name: Candle Tree

Chinese Name / 中文名: 蜡烛果 (Làzhú guǒ)

Other Local Name: Pokok Lilin (Malaysia)

Family Name: Bignoniaceae (Bignonia Family)‎

Scientific Name: Parmentiera cereifera

Synonym: No synonym

Classification: ‎Angiosperms (Flowering Plants)‎ > ‎Magnoliophyta (Flowering Plants Division)‎ > Lamiales‎ > ‎Bignoniaceae (Bignonia Family)‎ > Parmentiera

Origin: Panama

Growth Habit: Tree

Characteristic: An evergreen tree growing up to 6-10 meters. The fruits appear like large green candles.

Care Requirements: Prefers full sun and moderate watering.

Images location: Penang, Malaysia

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