TROPICAL PLANT ENCYCLOPEDIA


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Barnebydendron riedelii, Phyllocarpus riedelii, Phyllocarpus septentrionalis, Monkey Flower Tree

Barnebydendron riedelii, Phyllocarpus riedelii, Phyllocarpus septentrionalis

Monkey Flower Tree
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: Central America
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapBig tree taller than 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRed, crimson, vinous flowersDeciduous plantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

The scarlet flowers appear in clustered racemes with prominent stamens. Originally it came from tropical dry forests of Central America, but it has been extensively grown in tropical areas worldwide as a garden tree.





Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/phyllocarpus_septentrionalis.htm