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View USF Tampa Plant Record: Rhaphiolepis indica

Scientific Name Rhaphiolepis indica
Common Name Indian Hawthorne
Family Rosaceae
Info "Indian Hawthorn or India Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis indica) is an evergreen shrub in the family Rosaceae. The species is from southern China, grown for its decorative pink flowers, and is popular in bonsai culture. The fruit is edible when cooked, and can be used to make jam."
Found By "D Franz, A Aquino, S Tirey"
Date Found 1/24/2013
Native Nonnative
Links "http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/consumer/factsheets/shrubs/rhaphiolepis_indica.html, http://www.floridata.com/ref/r/rhap_ind.cfm"
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