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White Cheesewood

Alstonia scholaris


This tree which has been flowering for the past 4 days has a very strong perfume from dusk onwards and the butterflies absolutely throng to it all day long.


One of the many species of butterfly on this tree

1 Species ID Suggestions

Warm 12 years ago
White cheese wood , In Thai (ต้นพญาสัตบรรณ)
Alstonia scholaris พญาสัตบรรณ - วิกิพีเดีย

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Warm 12 years ago

I've never go to Nakhon sri Thammarat yet! Only most southern just Koh Samui :D I really love that yellow butterfly!

VivBraznell 12 years ago

Never mind WarmNapat .......... I understand : ) My Thai is terrible : (.
We've lots of butterflies come into the garden including this one. They are enjoying the lovely sunshine.

Warm 12 years ago

Oh! just see absolutely failed grammar! I should study harder XD

Warm 12 years ago

haha Because I've it in my garden too! Their flowers falling in my pitcher but some marvellous Nepenthes like Ampullaria can digest it :D but I never seen that beautiful butterfly in my garden :(

VivBraznell 12 years ago

Thank you for the i.d WarmNapat

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Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand

Spotted on Dec 2, 2011
Submitted on Dec 4, 2011

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