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Styrax tonkinensis - FMWJ13134

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Forming a small to medium sized tree with numerous grey-brown branches of alternate elliptic leaves to 10-18 cm long, densely grey stellate below bearing large quantities of woolly seed in racemes towards the ends of the branches. Which had succeeded the many white pendant flowers to 2.5 cm long with golden haired calyces May-June. From seed we collected from a tree 7-8m tall growing in dense vegetation on a hillside by the side of the trail to Fansipu the second summit in the Hoanglien Range in northern Vietnam in the autumn of 2011, with Tom Mitchell and Arron Floden. Best grown in sun to light shade out of freezing winds in a well drained soil with some moisture retention.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Styracaceae) Styrax tonkinensis FMWJ13134
Group Colour Blooms Size
Shrub White Spring, summer small
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Well drained Part shade, Sun Deciduous autumn colour Vietnam
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
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