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African tulip tree

Spathodea campanulata

Description:

Although African tulip trees are beautiful, they are invasive in Hawaii because they were introduced from Africa. The trees can exceed heights of 80 feet. The one pictured looked to be around 50' tall.

Habitat:

Tropical rainforest. Seen in Rainbow Falls State Park.


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Hilo, Hawaii, USA

Lat: 19.72, Long: -155.08

Spotted on Jan 1, 2013
Submitted on Jan 12, 2013

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