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What is the name of this tree?

Posted by corinnaleeann none (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 9, 13 at 0:51

I was told this was some kind of exotic, possibly Japanese tree. Can anyone please help me identify the name?


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  • Posted by bboy USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA (My Page) on
    Tue, Apr 9, 13 at 1:03

Pachira.


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RE: What is the name of this tree?

Looks like Pseudobombax ellipticum alba to me.


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RE: What is the name of this tree?

Thank you both!!


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RE: What is the name of this tree?

  • Posted by bboy USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA (My Page) on
    Tue, Apr 9, 13 at 21:54

Was not 100% sold on the Pachira, but it certainly resembles it. At the time of HORTUS THIRD there was considered to be about 27 genera in the family.


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