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Markhamia lutea - Nile Tulip Tree

Markhamia lutea - Nile Tulip Tree (Markhamia lutea - Nile Tulip Tree)

My Nile Tulip tree has been blooming since May. It should bloom until Oct/Nov. It has a very sweet smelling flower. Photo taken July 23, 2012

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Another beauty....

26 Jul, 2012


Thanks! It's been my favorite flowering tropical tree for many years!

27 Jul, 2012


The flower is similar to a hibiscus?

29 Jul, 2012


No, it's very different. It's closer to Catalpa flowers. It's in the same family as Catalpa: Bignonicaeae. Markhamia is a very tropical tree, though!

30 Jul, 2012

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