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Terminalia catappa
Terminalia catappa grove

Plant Family :Combretaceae
Plant Form :tree
Growth Habit :Large tree to 20m tall with layered branches, often found in stunted form in harsh, dry conditions, semi deciduous.
Fruiting Season :Flowering period. November to April.
Description :A popular plant for beachside planting as it likes sand and tolerates salt spray.
Distribution :Beachfront areas of north east QLD.
Introduced :Yes
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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