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Thespesia acutiloba, Thespesia populnea var. acutiloba , Small-leaved Tulip-tree

Thespesia acutiloba, Thespesia populnea var. acutiloba

Small-leaved Tulip-tree
Family: Malvaceae
Origin: South Africa
Big tree taller than 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterRed, crimson, vinous flowersYellow, orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Thespesia acutiloba is similar to Thespesia populnea except that leaves with three sharply-pointed lobes. Small drooping tree with yellow to orange Hibiscus-like flowers.


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