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Mystery Tree 08.12 (4)

Observed: 12th August 2012 By: vprice
Mystery Tree 08.12 (4)
Description:

Tree about 15 feet high, flowered for first time this year. Previously shaded by tall Leylandii hedge.
Photo of foliage (under surface) and flower.
Rosaceae family? (But late in season to be flowering)

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Eucryphia (Eucryphia x nymansensis 'Nymansay')
    Confidence: It might be this.
    ID agreements (): 2 People
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      Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological Soc
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Species interactions

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Comments

lavateraguy's picture

ID

Definitely a Eucryphia; I can't be sure of the species and cultivar, but 'Nymansay' is the most commonly planted, and matches my photographs of this better than the various other species I have photographs of.

David Trevan's picture

Eucryphia!

Certainly a Eucryphia, you may like to look at this observation put on last week.
http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/289012

David J Trevan