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Calliandra sp.

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Calliandra sp. Calliandra - Wikipedia


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mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 7 months ago

Yes, it is quite tricky, Dan. Apparently, Calliandra and Albizia can be told apart by their seed pods and fruit. Their growing zones also overlap! I think it’s not possible to identify the genus from these pictures unless Marek adds more photos of the fruit, which are basically pea pods. :-)

dandoucette
dandoucette 7 months ago

It can be hard to ID these powder puff flowers sometimes, it may also be the Persian Silk Tree
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albizia_ju...

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 7 months ago

Possibly C. parvifolia:
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c...

There are more than 100 species in the genus, so I can’t say for certain. It also resembles C. surinamensis, however, the leaves didn’t appear to match.

Marek Koszorek
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Marek Koszorek

Nea Fokea, Greece

Spotted on Oct 25, 2020
Submitted on Oct 25, 2020

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