Barringtonia acutangula

Barringtonia acutangula DSC00381 Barringtonia acutangula3Freshwater Mangrove along Kimberley Rivers with hanging red flowers, followed by large 4 sided fruits. Known locally as Majala, it has many uses, including as a fish poison. More often seen as a large shrub, it is also a medium sized tree.

The phytochemical properties can be found here.

Seeds cut to reveal embryos:

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About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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