Historic note
 Trees for South Florida

Group Title: Mimeographed report - University of Florida Sub-Tropical Experiment Station - ; no. 55-1
Title: Trees of South Florida
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Title: Trees of South Florida
Series Title: Mimeographed report
Physical Description: 13 leaves : ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Ledin, R. Bruce ( Robert Bruce ), 1914-1959
Sub-Tropical Experiment Station
Publisher: University of Florida, Sub-Tropical Experiment Station
Place of Publication: Homestead Fla
Publication Date: 1955
Subject: Trees -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Genre: government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
non-fiction   ( marcgt )
Statement of Responsibility: R. Bruce Ledin.
General Note: "January, 1955."
Funding: Mimeographed report (Sub-Tropical Experiment Station) ;
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Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: oclc - 71826098

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Mimeographed Report No. 55-1 January, 1955


University of Florida
Sub-Tropical Experiment Station
Route 2, Box 508
Homestead, Florida


Size--depends on growing conditions and cultural practices.*
Tall--growing upright, little spreading.
Small--15 feet or less, often shrub-like.
Medium--15 to 25 feet.
Large--over 25 feet and usually with spreading branches.

Flowering and fruiting data:


Availability in nurseries:
X--common, carried by most nurseries.
O--occasionally, that is, carried by some nurseries.
R--rare, available only in a few nurseries, especially those
specializing in the more unusual or little known plants.

Some species have not been grown for a sufficient length of time
in Florida to determine their ultimate size.

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Scientific Name

Common Name




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Ear-leaf acacia

yellow in
large long spikes

twisted nod



j attractive flower
| 1 and fruits;
O' brittle branches'

Si I b tt I : a an
Acacia confusa med.tc yellow Ipod X X X X seeds better shape and
large i more wind resis-
S_________ tance than above
:. small yellow,fra- narrow,
Acacia seyal iSeyal Acacia to grant, in curved X seeds bright red bark;
___med. balls. sp. pod _____white spines
Large, valued for fruit,
Achras zapota Sapodilla med. small, brown, grafts, O shade tree;
inconsp. edible. sp. X !X X seeds prolific variety
X p ific variety
__ recommended
Adansonia Baobab large long, :white, hard IR huge buttress
digitata ____hanging shell I Xseeds __trunk
yellow, in Inecklace-like
Adenanthera Red sandlewood med.- long clusters4 pod,red seeds S S seeds R red seeds edible
pavonia ____small sp. fa. and wi. __c
J i J i i common, but not
Albizzia lebbek Wo nan's tongue large greenish- large, brown desirable--breaks
iLebbek tree yellow balls. pods. sp. XX :X seeds in storms, weedy,
fa. _____pods nusiance
i Imed.- small, white small quick growing
Albizzia lebbekoide large balls. fa. rown pods.sp. S X X seeds shade tree
Sale yellow p a p quick growing
Albizzia odoratissila large balls. sp. ipods. fa. X X X seeds R shade tree_
white, showy, i small capsules i seeds contain
Aleurites moluccana Candlenut Imed. cup-like. su; with unusual X X X seeds xO poisonous oil
__________ seeds. sp. i

Amoora rohituka




Sale color,
Orange seeds



unusual decora-
tive fruit

Antidesma bunius

Ip mr

small, small, in
ed. spikes. s

- 3,-
p.i edible. fa.


iseeds,air- |0
lgrafting I

male and female
trees, male with
odor offensive

ball-like large, i I seeds, grows well only
Artocarpus altilis Breadfruit large clusters edible X XXX X airlayers R on Keys--sensitive
____________ _____to cold
Artocarpus Jack fruit large ball-like large, X X seeds, grows well on
integrifolia i ___clusters,wi. edible. fa. airlayers mainland
large, airlayers, valued for fruit--
Averrhoa carambola Carambola small small,pink yellow, X X X seeds 0 several crops a
S_______edible ; ___ : year

Bauhinia monandra Summer Bauhinia med. large, pink pod X S seeds 0 These Bauhinias
or orchid tree __ May to Oct. are all fast
Bauhinia aimed. large, white :pod X X !seeds growing, have
mollicella ________ su. ________ butterfly-shaped
Fall Bauhinia large,vari- seeds, leaves; the
Bauhinia purpurea or orchid tree med. able in color pod XX : S X grafting X flowers super-
_Sept. to Dec. __ i __ficially resemble
Bauhinia variegata Winter-spring large, laven- orchids. Are
and var. candida Bauhinia or med. der or white pod XX iS :X seeds X often called
orchid tree Jan. to Mar. ____"Orchid trees"
male and small, large, fast
Bischofia javanica Bischofia large female trees *berry-like X X S X seeds X growing shade
linconsp. fls. i I tree
small, Ilarge, red, black seeds
Blighia sapida Akee med. inconsp. attractive, S seeds 0 poisonous as are
________fa., wi. i f w _unopened fruit
Bombax, Red large, red. does not airlayers, one of the most
Bombax malabarica silk cotton tree large wi. fruit in Fla. X X S large 0i attractive winter
c___ uttings flowering trees
Bucida slow growing but
Bucida buceras Black olive large iinconsp. inconsp. X XX X X seeds R desirable shade
rmed. small, red, in seeds or native; light
Bursera simaruba Gumbo-limbo to inconsp. clusters X X large bronze colored
__large cuttings bark

Butea fronderosa



Large, red,



rn unusual flowers


Bottle brush



attractive small
tree useful in

CatllJisL^CIm euumon .uj. wr l- I ;------ ; -- j
citrinus brush woody capsules airlayers landscaping
-sturdy tree., but
Calophyllum Mast-wood, sturdy tree, but
inophyllnu Kamani med. white,showy small, yellow X X iX Ii seeds iR cold sensitive
S- when young
Ylang-ylang, large, tall brittle
Canangium odoratum Perfume flower tall yellowish, small, purple X seeds 0 tree, fragrant
___ fragrant ______ unusual flowers
--small, iai I a 'native; dark
a s ma seeds 5R green leaves,
Canella winterana Wild cinnamon small small,crimson red berry X seeds g
S i i attractive
S_ I J l _flowers & fruit
large, yello- seeds,
Casimiroa edulis White sapote med. iinconsp. ish edible. wi.S X a X i grafting 0 g f
S yellow, in long long i i i in spring covered
Cassia fistula Golden shower !med. clusters. sp., cylindrical S X S XX seeds X with hanging
su. pods clusters of yellow
a i ji flowers
med.- long, cylindri- s
Cassia javanica Pink Java shower small pink. su. cal podsX X seeds 0
S-..- i long, cylindri- one of the best
Cassia leptophylla Pink shower med. pink, sp. cal pods X X _-seeds R pink showers
Pink and white long, cylindri-
Caesia nodosa shower, Joint med. pink. su. |cal pods X X seeds 0
wood :_ __
-* long cylindrical | t

Cassia robusta 'Pink shower med pink sp. podsseeds
Siamese shower
Cassia siamea or Kassod tree jmed. yellow, fa. Ilongflat pods X X seeds R
S---- long, cylindri-
Cassia spectabilis Yellow shower med. yellow, fa. ical pods X X seeds .R spreading tree
Cassia Br 'Yellwa sahoe can


Australian pine


male and
female in


X .c XX

X seeds

aata~ .4. _________________
_______ _______ _______ a f t~fltfllt


iBrazilian oak

large, o


nly male in

X grafting

be grafted on
Australian pine
seedlings. Both
useful as


ama~~ ppil_ hnt;t-.'lc-


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1 tvi i ,sora

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white with
I nnk lines.

:long slender
sul nodn



sturdy tree with
large flowers

nl- ...... i .. ..-.. . --- -- si
Cecropia palmata Snakewood tree, fleshy 4-6 seeds, attractive large
and peltata Trumpet tree large catkins inches IX X airlayers R leaves, silvery
: __beneath
Ceiba pentandra Silk cotton or white-pink pod to 8 inches i old trees
Kapok large 12-3 in. sp. filled with X S S S seeds R buttress at base
Cotton -- -
Slarge, pink
Chorisia speciosa Floss silk tree large to white, 'does not fruit X *S S grafting R trunk has spines
__showy. wi. in Florida __
Chrysophyllum small, large, green or seeds, leaves green
cainito Star apple large inconsp. su. purple, edible X S S grafting 0 above copper
___., sp. beneath
Chrysophyllum med.- small, small, to 1 leaves copper
oliveforme 'Satin leaf small inconsp. -dark purple X X seeds R beneath; native
Cinnamomiu- Ismall, crushed leaves
camphora I Camphor tree large small, inconsp. black berry X X XX X seeds R have camphor odor
-Cassia-bark aromatic bark
Cinnamomium cassia tree med. small, inconsp. small MX X x X seeds R substitute for
Si j cinnamon; fruits
S- ___ are "cassia buds"
Sj large leathery
Clusia rosea Clusia med.- large, white :large capsule XI X X X IX seeds R leaves; when old
:Tsmal. s
,small or pink _____I _I___l__ i Ihas aerial roots
Coccoloba small, small, dark
laurifolia Pigeon plum med. white spikes purple Xseeds native; upright
small, white .drupe-like native; spreading;
Coccoloba uvifera Sea grape med. spikes Iclusters, :X S X X X seeds X much used in
edible _____landscaping
Large, yellow, leaves shed in
Cochlospermum Cochlospermum or tall showy, wi. sp. large capsules X X seeds R winter followed
vitifolium Yellow shellseed by large buttercui
__________ ________~___ _____~___f____.flowers
scarlet, in
Colvillea racemosa Colvillea tall large nos. on S S seeds R unusual flowering
_top of tree. fa! i tree

Conocarpus erectus
var. sericea

X z



its silverFry leaves

Silver buttonwoodJ small

small in cones


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Cordia sebestena

MGeiger tret

small jorange-red


- r


native,- valued- -
for bright orange---

,]a e red
Courouptia large, red
guianensis Cannonball tree. large and yellow ilarge,,round ri i X seeds unusual flowers-
flowers on hardshell and fruit
ftZ_ = I _____I
trunk ..
Crescentia alata greenish-yellow large, round.. unusual leaves
and cujete Calabash tree I med. large 'ard sbelL X J X seeds- 0 and fruit
white or i
Dalbergia sissoo Sissoo tall yellowish, small pods S X iX seeds leaves resemble
__________ ___ pea-like ..... __ northern popular
med, large, orange-- i
Delonix regia Royal poincisa-l toi hired to deep red4long -pod iXX X X seeds, X common tree.
1 1 __: large isp. su.__ .... _;.j___________
White, large large, attractive leaves
Dillenia indica Dillenia med showy green, X seeds, R flowers & fruit
iMabolo, velvet; large, reddish
Diospyros discolor apple : med. inconsp. sp. Broan edible X X seeds iR unusual fruit
Large, dark
'dark green leaves-
Diospyros ebenaster Black sapote med, inconsp. sp. green, black X X X seeds R dark green leaves
Sinide edible I unusual fruit
-, -- : i w
Elaeodendron small tree,
oriental Elaeodendron small iinconsp. small, green X XX seeds attractive shape
Enterolobium 'small,whitish, pods shaped very- large hand-
cloarpum Ear pod tree large balls. sp. like ear XX seeds R Rsome shade tree
i |white, fragrant yellowish, seeds & planted for fruit
Eriobotrya japonica Loquat small fa., vi. edible. wi. X X X XX grafting X as well as for
j___a__i ___ ______L_____ i i flowers & leaves
red, pea- | -
Erythrina indica Coral tree large shaped, wi XX X seeds R Erythrinas have
Erythrina orange-red, spines on
poepigiana Coral tree large a-shaped pods X seeds R branches; all
Erythrina i crimson, : species infected
senagalensis j Coral tree med. pe4-haped. wi. pods- XX XX seeds IR by twig borers

Eugenia axillaris-,

Shite stopper


white, small

black berries



Native tree
valued for foliage


Eugenia confusa

Eugenia myrtoides

Eugenia simpsonil

!Red stopper

small small, white

Box-leaf Eugenia small [small, white

Simpson stopper


ismatli, wnite

red berries

'black berries

-. .~r.

red oerries

XIX *x 1x

'X i
j I I I I



native tree valued
for foliage
native tree valued
for foliage
native tree valued
for foliage

Brown, berry- seeds,
Euphoria longana Longa med. smallinconsp. like, edible. XS airlayers R "poor man's
n________su. ____ Ilychee"
'False banyan, z i I cuttings
Ficus altissima Lofty fig large _bright red X X X IX airlayers 0 aerial roots
i orange yellow cuttings, native tree;
Ficus area :SStangler fig large _or red !S X IX seeds aerial roots
SI cuttings
Ficus bengalensis True banyan large red or yellow I X X airlayers aerial roots
Benjamin or Cuttings includes "exotica"
Ficus benjamin Weeping fig med. red X X X X airlayers X most desirable
S__________ species
Ficus brevifolia Shortleaf fig med. yellow to red S X seeds native
Ficus elastic India rubber tree* large ._yellow X X X airlayers IX variegated forms
Ficus infectoria Indian dotted fig large white with i
red dots :XX cuttings
SI cuttings,
Ficus jacquiniaefolia Small leaf fig large ____ reddish X X X XiX airlayers large basal roots
Sj :cuttings,
Ficus kirishnae med. X- S air layers odd leaves
green with cuttings, attractive large
Ficus lyrata iFiddle leaf fig large white dots IX: S X i air layers X fiddle-sh2ped lvs.

Ficus macrophylla

iMorton bay fig


purple dotted
with white


air layers: R

large surface roots

Ficus regulars, cuttings, attractive
Salicifolia, or IWeeping fig med red X S X airlayers weeping branches
Angustissima i i ______*

Ficus religiosa

jSacred Bo-tree


-Ficus retusa(nitida) India laurel fig largely


x! x

yellow or red

XX j cuttings,


leaves unusual

ifew aerial roots,
Thick dense crown

X Ix

--- --

seeds v

- -- -- -- --- --

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iW' X XX


few aerial roots

1.LU .U U --~,5I. U I '. .' .. ,______________" _____-_
1-- IIi I I cuttings
Ficus sycamorus Sycamore fig large !large, edible xX X airlayers edible fruit
pink, pea-like. cuttings
Gliricidia sepium iMadre de cacao med. sp 5 in. pod X seeds R "living fence"
-i- i i i .

Grevillea robusta Silk oak tall "bright yellow ipod X |X X iX seeds X silvery leaves
or orange. sp._j -

Guaiacum sanctum




with red seeds.
B: a



native, attractive
but slow growing

sXi grown for
arpullia small, white, orange with grown for
cupanioides Harpullia med. incon. :black seeds X X :X seeds showy fruit
Blue mahoe, Mt. large, red,
Hibiscus elatus mahoe, tree med. Changing to !capsule jX X X seeds, 0 native, hibiscus-
Shibiscus maroon cuttings :like flowers
-Mahoe, large, yellow, seeds, native, hibiscus-
Hibiscus tiliacus Sea hibiscus med. changing to pink capsule X cuttings 0 like flowers
Hibiscus tiliacus eibisc :
med.- male and female round, flattened
Hura crepitans Sandbox large Ion same tree :explodes when S X : seeds trunk with spines;
i Iripe __ __ sap poisonous
:- white, in seeds,
Ixora acuminata White Ixora small large clusters. berry iX S cuttings, R fragrant flowers
and parviflora sp. .airlayers ---
S hired in flat seeds, large, flat, red
Ixora macrothrysa Malay Ixora small clusters red berry X S cuttings, 0 flower clusters
,I ,, i airlayers _
Jacaranda lavender-blue, !2" round, i seeds, attractive blue
acutifolia Jacaranda large showy. sp. Flat pod S X grafting X flower tree, fern-
S i like foliage
large, woody, sausage- 'i unusual because
Kigelia pinnata Sausage tree large Ipurplish-red.sp like, to 2' X seeds 0 of fruit
Koelreuteria yellow in large red, papery attractive flower
formosana Golden rain tree large panicless. fa. pods. fa. X X X seeds 0 and fruit
m s "ods. fa'


Queen's crape-



'pink or
lavender in
,large clusters.

1" capsules


attractive flowers,
small troe?

T)DnB+rr fP- f


T^J JK* jw **jk*^T-L^ ^wl WtAjtn



thorelii and

iCrapemyrtle tree

small Ipale pink-
'lavender. fa.




little known
fall flowering

j small, in- -large, red, grown for
Litchi chinensis Lychee large conspicuous. wi. edible. su. X XS X airlayers X delicious fruit
bahamaensis 'Wild tamarind large :small, white native; fast
_____________ in balls. sp. small pod S X. XX seeds growing tree
Lysiloma med.- small, white attractive,weep-
latisiliqua Cuban lysiloma large !in balls. sp. small pod XX X XX Xseeds R ing branches
Sgrafting, delicious edible
:Xi i !X :X 'Sisnd
Macadamia iMacadamia or imed.- !white in spikes edible X X S X X: seeds, nut; handsome
ternifolia Queensland nut large :fragrant. wi. kernel. fa., wi airlayers R holly-like foliage
large, cone-like, i seeds, grown for flowers
Magnolia virginianal Magnolia large white. sp. red seeds X X X airlayer 0 and foliage
Sj small, in Recommended var.--
Mangifera indica Mango i large large panicles. |variable, Edward, Carrie,
a wi. edible. su. iX i S grafting X Zill, Kent, Keitt,
_____ ____________ saigon, Florigon
Markhamia yellow, attractive yellow
hildebrandii Markhamia large large. sp. long pods X- X j seeds R flowers
Melaleuca med.- white, in !small, attractive plant
leucadendron Cajeput tall bottlebrush woody capsules X; X Xt X X Iseeds X with small,
S clusters. wi. iromic leaves
lavender, in round, yellow the conimoo China
Melia azedarach China berry large loose clusters. berries X X X X!X seeds 0 berry gro:-s well
Ssp. ___ in So, Flor'ida
Metrosideros red fls. but I shrub-like,
tomentosa Metrosideros small as never XX airlayers R valued for dense
Flowered in Fla. ___ foliage
Sound, yellow, attractive, stiff
X XX iXseeds Ivs. & yellow fr.;
Mimusops IMimusops small inconsp. jdry, berry-like X X X seeds vs. & yellow fr.;
roxburghiana suitable for patic
'oval, orange, pyramidal-shape
Mimusops zeyheri JMimusops small inconsp. jberry-like X S JXS X X seeds tree
white in long Ii
Moringa oleifera Horse raddish med. panicles :long pod X X seeds 0 continuous
tree blooming

Muntingia calabura

MifTn-muvn kr<'pw1 o'H

Muntingia, Panama
berry, Jamaica

Curry tree


10 -

white, :small, red or
strawberry-like yellow, berry :X. iX

Small, white
small in clusters





I attractive small
0 !tree vith
|edible fruits
leaves with
R Curry flavor

bluish, pea- attractive tree
Myroxylon perierae Balsam-of-Peru Med. like in one seeded pods S i seeds with weeping
S hanging i branches and un-
S clusters. sp. usual flowers
Si i ________________ and fruit
Guinea-peach or :med.- :ball--lke, flowers resemble

o r i i seeds se natside
Nauclea orientalis Pin-cushion large fragrant, su. large, round X X seeds Ith native
flower ____ ______ __ button-bush

emarginiata Madagascar olive small fa. olive-like X S ,X IX seeds R Iplant
large white, thorny; flowers
,0ncoba spinosaw .. Oncoba .-....- -med. yellow center. large, round S. X. iX seeds 0 camellia-like
u i
large, promi-
Pachira fatuosa Shaving brush med. nent stamens, does not fruit airlayers,
pink or white, in Florida XX large 0 flowers open
sp. cuttings at night
male and female large pineapple j seeds, leaves spiny;
Pandanus utilis Screw pine med. trees like X S X X large 0 vs. used for
S| | cuttings weaving baskets
______ I i____ i etc.
Parkinsonia ismall- yellow, I", in graceful
aculeata Jersualem thorn med. large clusters. 4 in. pod S X seeds X branches,
S__sp., su. ___thorny
Parmentifera bell-shaped, candle-like, unusual flowers
cerifera and Candle tree med. whitish-green. 1 ft. long, X Xseeds and fruits
elata _sp., su. fleshy
Peltophorum or med.- yellow in i i i attractive
Peltophorum inerme yellow poinciana large large terminal small pods X ) seeds R foliage and
clusters. sp. I I II floors

Persea americana



inconsp. wi.

green to
purple, edible.
su., fa., wi.


recommended var.
X Pollock, Hall,
Fairchild, Itz

Y i ?- -- .-- --



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Pimenta officinaliai

All srice

small small.white

small, berry

i x S
1xi Is


attractive dark
green foliage

Pithecellobium white, 'red pods, I slow growing
arboreum med. ball-shaped black seeds S .X : I. seeds R attractive
,r e j :_!foliage
reddish once popular;
Pithecellobium Manila tamarind large white balls coiled pod X X seeds thorny, weedy,
dulce susceptible to
d u i wind & insects
Pithecellobium orange-yellow,
junghunianu large in clusterswi. iX i i i I _seeds _
Pittosporum small. small, white seeds, thick, compact
ferrugineum med. inconsp. small, yellow X X S cuttings growth
Pittosporum Willow-leaf ssmall- small, white, small, yellow, seeds, good small tree,
pentandra Pittosporum med. inconsp. su. wi. X X S cuttings X flowers small
S-but fragrant

Plumeria alba

WThite Frangipani

Ssmall-i white with
;med. yellow center
fragrant. su.

:twin pods



Plumeria Blunt-leaf small- white with
emarginata Frangipani med. yellow center twin pods X cuttings X
fragrant. su. j

Plumeria rubra

* Rose-pink

med. rose pink

twin nods




Frangipanies have
fragrant flowers,
*. leaves are
attacked by a
fungus rust

..........--- ~- I i I i I ( L -i--
med.- pea-like,pink, I one of the best
Pongamia pinnata Pongam i large lavender to Xflat, one seeded S X X X X X seeds X shade trees, witt
white. sp. pod graceful weep-
S_ 'a .ing branches
Pouteria Canistel, small- large, orange- seeds grown for
campechianaEgg fruit med. inconsp. yellow, edible :X X Xgrafting 0 fruit
variable, seeds, recommended var.
Psidium guajava Guava small white, showy edible. fa., wi. X X X airlayers, X Ruby, Supreme,
Sg____rafting Pink Indian
Quercus native; good
virginiana Live oak large inconsp. acorns X S X X seedlings 0 shade tree
Radermachera 'large, lavender' s
fenicis lRadermachera med. clusters. sp. long pods XI X X: seeds R hardy tree

Sabinea carinalis



Sred, resembling
the northern narrow pods
Sred bud. sp.


; seeds

R flowering, small

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Tamarindus indica


med yelow and red., To. ihpdDL
large 'in clusters. sul pulpis ap. ,

x XXx


Shardu.y, shade


k j lyellowish,pink large, graceful
Samanea saman Rain tree large stamens 8" flat pods X X seeds R !tree
Schleffera Ismall, red, very useful tree
actinophylla Queensland tall massed on long small capsules X!I X i seeds, in landscaping
(Brassaia) umbrella tree stalks ____ I__suckers X and for patios
Schinus Brazilian pepper small-i red berries. leaves aromatic;
terbinthefolius tree ed. small, greenish fa. X X seeds X grown for red
S____ i berries
Small, pale 1 in. long, red I
Simarouba glauca Paradise tree med. yellow, in long changing to X X seeds R native tree
clusters black
large, blue, unusual flowers;
Solanum macranthum Brazilian small fade to pale 2" green berry IX X| 'seeds, short-lived
potato tree blue i __cuttings tree; thorny
large, orange- one of the best
Spathodea African tulip large scarlet borne long pod S X seeds X winter flowering
campanulata tree ion top of trees
Street. wi., sp. __
|large, yellow i
Stenolobium stands Yellow elder small borne in pro- long, narrow S X seeds X flowers in fall
fusion. fa. pods _
med all, whitishlarge, compact, rounded
Swietenia mahogani Mahogany large sp. oody capsule seeds X head
med.- Iwhite, promi- around, pale
Syzygium jambos Rose apple large Inent stamens yellow, edible XX X X X seeds 0 fruit edible
sp., su.
Jambolan or :white, in dense purple, plum- seeds, good windbreak
Syzygium cumini Java plum large clusters. wi like edible.sp. X X X X X grafting 0 tree
-., ,:Corky bark.,
Silver trumpet "yellow, large, j j corky bark,
Tabebuia argentea tree med. Ibell-shaped. IX X IX grafting R masses of yellow
isp. flowers, silver
__________ leaves
Pink flowering large, pink i most attractive
Tabebuia palmer Tabebuia med. ior mauve, fa. wi. X X X X Igrafting R tabebuia with
__ ____________ _____large purple fls,
Tabebuia pallida Pink Tabebuia large large, pink.su. slim pod X X X X .X seeds O sturdy tree

" i

Terminalia catappa


Tropical almond



yellow. su.

whintish in
long spikes

- 13 -

1l" round
capsule. sp.

i. smootn, rea

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Terminalia mulleri

Muller Terminalia


Small, white, j3/4" dark
iin long spikes. blue. fa.,wi.

ix xi i ix!

S Ix

x x I xl



S seeds

Terminalia nitida 'Black Terminalia :med. inconsp. su. .large,brown.fa. X :X X j seeds


Rice paper


in large
umbels, white.

X X i :


good shade tree;
'bark pink.
leaves tiuc
in late fall

R attractive fruit

0 patios

S Hibiscus-like,
Thespesia populnea Seaside mahoe med. yellow chang- woody capsule X X seeds R native tree
ing to dark red i
glanulosa and Princess tree, small large, small capsule X X X seeds, 0 does well in
semidecandra Purple glory bush purple i cuttings sandy acid soil

Tipuana tipu Tipu tree med. yellow, sp. small pods S X seeds R
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iIndian .uliube

small, white
S star-like.
aimed. fa.

rlesny, crab-
apple like,
edible. wi.

S i X
is x l


R thorny, grown
for fruit

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