Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school


Calliandra sp.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Calliandra sp. Calliandra - Wikipedia

Sign in to suggest organism ID


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 7 months ago

It can be hard to ID these powder puff flowers sometimes, it may also be the Persian Silk Tree

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 7 months ago

Possibly C. parvifolia:

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
Spotted by
Marek Koszorek

Nea Fokea, Greece

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

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team