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Cerbera manghas L.

海芒果

Description from Flora of China

Trees to 8 m tall. Bark gray-brown; branches whorled, marked with leaf scars. Petiole 2.5-6 cm; leaf blade narrowly ovate, 6-37 X 2.3-7.8 cm, base cuneate, apex acuminate. Peduncle stout, 5-21 cm. Pedicel terete, 1-2 cm. Flowers 4-7 cm wide. Corolla white, pinkish in center; tube 2.5-4 cm, villous inside ; lobes ovate, falcate, 1.5-2.5 cm. Drupes 5-8 X 4-6 cm, smooth. Seeds usually single. Fl. Mar-Oct, fr. Jul-Dec. 2n = 40.

Seashore, tidal river banks. S Guangdong, S Guangxi, Hainan, S Taiwan [Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan (Ryukyu Islands), Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam; Australia, Pacific Islands]

生活型: 乔木

栽培植物: 栽培

特征: 乔木;花冠白色,冠喉红色

花期: 10

生境: 栽培

用途: 全株有毒,果为甚。树皮、叶和乳汁药用,有催吐、下泻之效;可作庭园绿化树,又是海岸防潮树种

门中名: 种子植物门

亚门中名: 被子植物亚门

纲中名: 双子叶植物纲


 

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