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Pterospermum lanceifolium


Pterospermum lanceifolium Roxb. ex DC.

Family Name: Malvaceae


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Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
Plant Growth Form Tree
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic
Maximum Height 25


Native Distribution It is found in Bangladesh, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand, South China, and the northern part of Peninsular Malaysia.
Native Habitat Terrestrial
Preferred Climate Zone Tropical
Local Conservation Status Non-native

Description and Ethnobotany

Flowers Flower is white and fragrant.

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers, Fragrant

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Moderate Water
Plant Growth Rate Moderate

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Master ID 30313
Species ID 4622
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Species record last updated on: 08 September 2022.