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Strawberry Snowball tree
Dombeya cacuminum

Location: 36501 Niles Blvd.
Park: California Nursery Historical Park
District: Niles
Native to: Africa
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Broadleaf evergreen native to Madagascar Island of the East coast of Africa. Large broad ligth-green leaves with three sharp apices. Flowers are coral red. Mature tree height to 50'.

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Photo provided by George Crozier

Illustration by George Crozier