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Emmenopterys henryi

Emmenopterys henryi is a species of flowering plant in the Rubiaceae family. It is found in the temperate parts of central and southern China and in Vietnam. It is a deciduous tree with opposite leaves and can attain heights of 45 m and grow to a 1000 years old. The epithet is named afther the Irish botanist and sinologist Augustine Henry.

Emmenopterys henryi in Europe

The first introduction to Europe was 1907 to England by Ernest Wilson.[1][2] They are noted for their rare flowering. The first time that Emmenopterys henryi flowered in mainland Europe was 1971 in the arboretum of Villa Taranto on Lago Maggiore.[1][2] A specimen in Cambridge flowered in 2012, after 30 years, only the fifth flowering in the UK.[3] In 2013, a tree flowered for the fourth time in the Arboretum Kalmthout in Belgium. This was unexpected, since the flowers only appeared in September, which is quite late.[4]

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