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Peltophorum pterocarpum - Yellow Poinciana Flowers


Peltophorum pterocarpum - Yellow Poinciana Flowers (Peltophorum pterocarpum - Yellow Poinciana)

A close up of the Yellow Poinciana Flowers at Morley Field, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA.



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Is this Mimosa as I know it?? Lovely.

9 Jun, 2010

 

Grandmage:

This not a Mimosa tree. This species of Peltophorum is native to coastal areas from Sri Lanka through the Malay archipelago and Indonesia to northern Australia.

The flowers are very sweetly fragrant also.

9 Jun, 2010

 

Lovely looking flowers they stand out well against the green leaves ...

11 Jun, 2010

 

Mushybanna:

Thanks! I love this tree...its flower are extremely beautiful and has an intoxicating sweet fragrance.

13 Jun, 2010

 

I'm not surprised it's gone to my favorites..:o))

13 Jun, 2010

 

Mushybanna:

It's worth putting on your favorites. It's one of my favorite trees. : > )

14 Jun, 2010

 

Marguerite:

I'm sure these are common there in western Australia too...correct?

17 Jun, 2010



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