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Spathodea campanulata Beauv.


Bignonia tulipifera, Spathodea danckelmaniana, Spathodea nilotica, Spathodea tulipifera

Common names

Fountain tree, African tulip tree, pichkari, Nandi flame

Extract from Wikipedia article

Spathodea is a monotypic genus in the flowering plant family Bignoniaceae. The single species it contains, Spathodea campanulata, is commonly known as the fountain tree, African tulip tree, pichkari or Nandi flame. The tree grows between 7–25 m (23–82 ft) tall and is native to tropical dry forests of Africa. It has been nominated as among 100 of the "World's Worst" invaders.[+]

LinkAfrican tulip tree (Spathodea campanulata) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, May 3, 2015
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal Street, Doha, Qatar


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