Bignay-Antidesima Bunyus PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bonsai King   
Thursday, 17 December 2009 09:43

Local Name:

Bignay

 

Scientific Name:

Antidesima Bunyus

 

Family:

Phyllanthaceae

 
   

Habitat

Bignay is found in rain forests and semievergreen seasonal forests in the tropics. It is found in open places and in secondary forests. It grows wild from the Himalayas to Ceylon and eastward through Indonesia to northern Australia. However, it may be found anywhere in the tropics in cultivated forms.

Propagation

Seeds, budding, cuttings, layering

Comments

Bignay is a shrub or small tree, 3 to 12 meters tall, with shiny, pointed leaves about 15 centimeters long. Its flowers are small, clustered, and green. It has fleshy, dark red or black fruit and a single seed. The fruit is about 1 centimeter in diameter

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