Bluebells's picture

Tall spreading tree - currently in flower and attracting many honey bees.

Observed: 3rd October 2012 By: Bluebells
Tree in flower Aug 12 - honey bee attractor
Tree with spreading branches (sorry Picture sideways)
Tree in flower
flowering with bees
tree in Flower
Trunk is covered in Ivy but a section can be seen here
Tetradium daniellii (Euodia Hupehensis) Berries in October
Description:

Tall spreading tree - currently in flower and attracting many honey bees.
Ivy covers most of trunk but greyish and quite smooth
ID is definitely Tetradium daniellii
(Euodia Hupehensis) common name is Bee tree

Identifications
  •  
    Likely ID
    Tetradium daniellii
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
  • Bee tree (Tetradium daniellii)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Vinny's picture

Araliaceae?

Looks very similar to Aralia - but the only species I'm familiar with have spiny stems. Could be a close relative. Do you know if it has berries later in the year?
Kind Regards
Vinny

Bluebells's picture

Araliaceae?

I am new to the garden and the tree, so will keep an eye out for berries in autumn.
I have also adjusted my photos, right way up and slightly higher resolution might help.
Will also look harder at stems for spines, can definitely see the similarity to Araliacae you speak of.
Thanks for ideas,
Michelle