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Castanospermum australe - Moreton Bay Chestnut Tree


Castanospermum australe - Moreton Bay Chestnut Tree (Castanospermum australe - Moreton Bay Chestnut Tree)

A closer view of the Moreton Bay Chestnut tree's red/orange flowers. Photo taken in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. on Aug. 13, 2011.



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Very different from the chestnut trees in the UK.

14 Aug, 2011

 

Rbtkew:

It's not related to the ones in the UK. Moreton Chestnut is in the Fabaceae (or Leguminosae) family not the Fagaceae family.

14 Aug, 2011

 

Wonderful looking flower :o))

14 Aug, 2011

 

Palmate:

Thanks! Yes, they are even better in person. :>)

15 Aug, 2011



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