Schotia brachypetala Sond.

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Schotia brachypetala Sond.
  • Common name : Tree Fuchsia
  • Habit : Tree
  • Key identification features : A handsome medium sized tree with spreading branches. Leaves pinnately compound. Flowers in dense clusters, scarlet red with exserted stamens. The flowers produce copious amounts of nectar which overflows and drips or weeps from the flowers
  • Flower, Fruit : March-June
  • Native : South Africa
  • Literature : K. Sankara Rao 2009. Flowering Plants of IISc, A Field Guide.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Schotia brachypetala. Downloaded on 8 December 2019.

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