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Can someone tell me what this flowering tree is? The photo is from Ghion in Ethiopia and taken three weeks ago. Ewa




Looks like a Malvaviscus to me. Maybe M. penduliflorus?

4 Apr, 2010


Yes I agree with Tugbrethil.

Botanic name ... Malvaviscus penduliflorus or Malvaviscus arboreus var. penduliflorus. It has the common names of 'Turk's Cap' or 'Sleeping Hibiscus' ... or here in Oz we refer to it as 'Lipstick Hibiscus'. I have this growing in my own garden downunder.

4 Apr, 2010

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