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Dombeya rotundifolia, Wild Pear

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Dombeya rotundifolia

Wild Pear
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Dombeyoideae
Origin: South Africa
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
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This lovely tree gets its English common name from the masses of white blooms which appear before the leaves in early spring. This is a deciduous, very fast growing tree, 3-5 ft per year. It may reach up to 30 ft in height but usually between 10 and 20 ft. The plant is used medicinally for various purposes, including a love potion made from the flowers.


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Dombeya rotundifolia, Wild Pear

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Dombeya rotundifolia - seeds

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