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Condalia hookeri var. hookeri (Brazilian bluewood)
San Antonio River Authority

Condalia hookeri var. hookeri

Condalia hookeri M.C. Johnst. var. hookeri

Brazilian Bluewood

Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn Family)

Synonym(s): Condalia obovata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

3 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 20 feet tall when growing as a tree. Much shorter when shrubby.
Fruit: Black and purple.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Greenish, inconspicuous.



Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Heat Tolerant: yes

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0911 Collected June 26, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0742 Collected Apr 6, 1994 in Bexar County by Mike Fox
NPSOT 0691 Collected Feb 22, 1994 in Bexar County by Mike Fox

3 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1150 Collected 2007-11-15 in Hays County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Additional resources

USDA: Find Condalia hookeri var. hookeri in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Condalia hookeri var. hookeri in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Condalia hookeri var. hookeri


Record Modified: 2012-07-02
Research By: DEW

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