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Purple Beautyberry

Callicarpa dichotoma


Callicarpa dichotoma, the purple beautyberry or early amethyst, is a species of beautyberry. They are cultivated as garden trees. The flowers are pink to white. The berries which are small drupes are purple. The fruits grow closely together in large clusters.


Spotted at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, this species can be found in China, Vietnam, Korea and Japan.


Domain: Eukaryota Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Tracheophytes Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Eudicots Clade: Asterids Order: Lamiales Family: Lamiaceae Genus: Callicarpa Species: C. dichotoma

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JordiPrats 5 months ago

Yes, very bright! Thanks Deny. By the way, we have a mission for butterflies and Moths from Indonesia, please feel free to add your spots for Moths and Butterflies there.
Many thanks!

Deny 5 months ago

lovely purple

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New York, United States

Spotted on Oct 31, 2020
Submitted on Nov 2, 2020

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