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Baja Fairy Duster

Calliandra californica

1 Species ID Suggestions

Arun
Arun 10 years ago
albizia julibrissin


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11 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Welcome...!!

Christiane
Christiane 10 years ago

Thanks AshishNimkar.. It is a beautiful tree and the Honey Eater love it!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Agree Calliandra californica...
I have to check in India....!!
Must be planted here...too..!!

Christiane
Christiane 10 years ago

Just got the ID from a friend how lives in Coffs Harbour..
So you were right! It is not a native to Australian but a very popular tree!
Thanks for your help!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Powder puff tree originated from Central America.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Hi Christiane... is this tree evergreen and flowering in all seasons almost across year...?
I feel its Powder puff (Calliandra haematocephala)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Mimosaceae... in Fabaceae super family...!!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Yes... definitely...
Calliandra haematocephala from Mimosaeae family... aka... Powder puff...!!

jprat001
jprat001 10 years ago

baja fairy duster maybe?? Calliandra californica

Christiane
Christiane 10 years ago

Thanks..alicelongmartin..

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 10 years ago

Nice!

Christiane
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Jan 3, 2011
Submitted on Aug 28, 2011

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