Breaking News on Plant Identification!

I did some research today on the flowers I saw two days ago…. and I have some corrections to make…

The second photo , incorrectly identified as a pomegranate, is an African Tulip Tree, Spathodea campanulata.  It is native to Uganda, and is a thoroughly spectacular plant.  I still want one!

In this photo, the larger pink flower is a relative of the Allamanda or Plumeria, but is called a Desert Rose , Adenium obesum.  This  species is native to Oman, in the area around Salalah.  It can flower on bare wood, and the stem will swell up, making it a bit of a conversation piece.

The small one is a Mexican Coral Vine (Antigonon leptopus) or Chinese Love Vine – the little flowers are heart-shaped.

For those of you who care, there it is.

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One Response to Breaking News on Plant Identification!

  1. Brenda says:

    Lovely Photos. Enjoy the colorful displays.

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