Crinodendron

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Crinodendron
Crinodendron hookerianum1.jpg
C. hookerianum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Oxalidales
Family: Elaeocarpaceae
Genus: Crinodendron
Species
Synonyms

Tricuspidaria

Crinodendron is a botanic genus with 8 species of flowering plants belonging to the family Elaeocarpaceae. They are evergreen shrubs or small trees native to the forests of Chile. They have narrow, leathery evergreen leaves and pendent bell-shaped flowers in red, pink or white.

In cultivation in temperate areas they require a sheltered location.[1]

  1. ^ RHS A-Z encyclopedia of garden plants. United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. 2008. p. 1136. ISBN 1405332964.