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The Plant Files #3 - Acmena smithii


By Pip_c

The Plant Files #3 - Acmena smithii (Acmena smithii)

Otherwise known as the lillypilly tree, an Aussie native. The bats love it, especially the fruit

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Handsome, tall tree and lovely blue sky !

7 Nov, 2009


what a lovely name it has........

7 Nov, 2009


thanks Holly and Terra

8 Nov, 2009


Pip c:

This is the largest Acema smithii - Lilly Pilly tree I've ever seen. It's a very commonly grown tree here in California too.

31 May, 2010


Believe it or not Delonix we have a lillypilly twice the size just down the street from this one!!

31 May, 2010


Pip c:

That's incredible...I guess because it's a native...these trees must pretty old. This tree appears be close to 50 feet/ 15 meters tall.

I've seen some 20 - 25 footers/ 6 - 8 meters tall trees here in San Diego, CA.

1 Jun, 2010



1 Jun, 2010


I'm lucky...I don't see bats too often here. I see them mostly flying in canyon areas.

2 Jun, 2010

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