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Psychotria megacoma

Family Name: Rubiaceae
Full Sun: 6-8h Moderate Water Ornamental Flowers Woody Tree

Name

Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet
Comments

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
Plant Growth Form Tree, Shrub
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic

Biogeography

Native Habitat Terrestrial
Preferred Climate Zone Tropical
Local Conservation Status Of Uncertain Origin

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers, Ornamental Fruits, Ornamental Stems

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Moderate Water
Propagation Method Seed

Foliar

Foliage Retention Evergreen
Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green
Foliar Type Simple / Unifoliate
Foliar Arrangement Along Stem Opposite
Foliar Attachment to Stem Petiolate
Foliar Shape(s) Non-Palm Foliage
Foliar Venation Pinnate / Net
Foliar Margin Entire - Wavy / Undulate

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) Cream / Off-White, White
Flower Grouping Cluster / Inflorescence
Flower Location Terminal
Individual Flower Shape Stellate / Star-shaped
Inflorescence Type Cyme

Fruit, Seed and Spore

Mature Fruit Colour(s) - Angiosperms and Gymnosperms Orange

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Master ID 32970
Species ID 7384
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Species record last updated on: 20 August 2021.
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