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Spanish cherry, Bugnay


10m tall tree; round crown; simple waxy leaves, alternate attached to stem; flower 1cm in diameter, 20 white petals with red tips, strikingly resembling a cartoonized sun; fruit unknown


our garden, lowland with limestone ground, tropical with pronounced dry and wet seasons, typical daily maximum temperature: 32oC


flowers last only one week

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SukanyaDatta 3 years ago

Looks a lot like Mimusops elengi

Hello Heino and Welcome to the Project Noah community!
We hope you like the website as much as we do. There are many aspects to the site and community. The best way to get started is to read the FAQs at where you can find all the tips, advice and "rules" of Project Noah. You, like the rest of the community, will be able to suggest IDs for species that you know (but that have not been identified), and make useful or encouraging comments on other users' spottings (and they on yours).
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