Cordia alba - (Jacq.) Roem. & Schult.

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Angel Flower

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Very rare and critically endangered

Syn. Cordia dentata Poir.
Although the recent edition of the Flora of the Cayman Islands attributes Adam as the authority for this plant, the plant list revised the authority in 2012 to be (Jacq.) Roem. & Schult.

Flowering time; Unknown

Distribution; GC

Habitat; Dry thickets and coastal areas

Status; Very rare and at risk. It was thought to have been extinct here but it was recently found on the verge of a road on North side

Notes; Horticulture potential; Like the common name suggest the flowers are angelic and fragrant, this drought and salt tolerant tree is a stunning addition to any landscape.

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