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Adansonia madagascariensis, Madagascar Baobab

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Adansonia madagascariensis

Madagascar Baobab
Family: Malvaceae   (Formerly:Bombacaceae)
Subfamily: Bombacoideae
Origin: Madagascar
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunModerate waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersDeciduousAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

This tree has a unique, swollen bottle-like trunk. This deciduous tree bears large, red flowers and ball-like fruits.

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