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Malpighia glabra

Barbados cherry

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    Malpighia glabra (Barbados cherry). This is an upright, bushy shrub with lustrous dark green leaves which grows up to 7cm long. In summer it produces star-shaped pink flowers, with fringed margins, in axillary or terminal corymbs of 3-8 flowers, followed by spherical red berries.

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    Tropical America

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