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Cephalanthus

Cephalanthus spp.

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Cephalanthus occidentalis
Cephalanthus occidentalis BotGardBln07122011A

Overview

Genus of 6 shrub and small tree species growing on average 5-15m high. They are often found near rivers in tropical and temperate locations in Africa, Asia, North and Central America. They bear small, ball-like scented flowers and are commonly known as buttonbush.