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tree heliotrope
Heliotropium arboreum
Heliotropium arboreum
tree heliotrope heliotrope
Heliotropium arboreum Heliotropiaceae
common names
  tree heliotrope
  octopus bush
  velvet soldierbush
accepted scientific name
  Heliotropium arboreum (Blanco) Mabb.
rules for finding collection records
  Heliotropium arboreum (328)
  Tournefortia argentea (74)
  Messerschmidia argentea (3)
  Heliotropium foertherianum (376)
family name
  • Heliotropiaceae
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Category: Shrubs, Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.3 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Introduced. Native to tropical Asia.

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Plant Showiness (36%)
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Accepted Scientific Name

Heliotropium arboreum   (Blanco) Mabb.   (TSN: H188, Index: 486)

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