Classifications and Characteristics
|Plant Growth Form
|Mode of Nutrition
|Preferred Climate Zone
Description and Ethnobotany
|Large tree, able to grow up to about 20 m tall.
|Bark is brown and surface uneven.
|Large and broad green leaves, measuring about 75 cm long and 40 cm wide.
|Fruiting pedicels are pinkish and sepals are red.
|Genus Dillenia is named after Johannes Jacobus Dillenius (1684 - 1747), a British botanist and physician, and also the first President of the Botanical Society of London. Species ingens means huge or enormous.
|Desirable Plant Features
|Ornamental Flowers, Ornamental Fruits
|Parks & Gardens
Plant Care and Propagation
|Plant Growth Rate
|Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils
|Mature Foliage Colour(s)
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