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Panama tree

Observed: 15th January 2011 By: Tim RichPlants expert
Panama Sterculia apetala 287
Panama Sterculia apetala 288
Panama Sterculia apetala 291
Panama Sterculia apetala 316
Description:

A fantastic tree with buttress roots, and distinctive five-lobed leaves. The flowers pictured are male. National symbol of Panama.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Fenwickfield's picture

Change

It makes a change to have something a bit more exotic.

Fenwickfield

Blewit Boy's picture

What are you............

What are you doing in panama Tim? Are there Sorbus trees out there?

chris

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conference

Was at the Global Plant Initiative conference about digitising type specimens of plants. During the week I recognised just 1 species and a few genera - it is totally awesome out there!

Tim Rich