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Indian
Tulip

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Indian Tulip

Thespesia populnea

This is a good tree for small gardens or patios. Its name Thespesia means "divinely decreed". Indian tulip tree is an evergreen bushy tree. It grows to 40 ft or more with a spread of 10–20 ft. It has heart-shaped leaves and cup-shaped yellow flowers that are produced intermittently throughout the year in warm climates. Each flower has a maroon eye that ages to purple. The flowers are followed by apple-shaped fruit.

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Regional Names
  • Hindi:
    पारस पीपल
  • Tamil:
    பூவரசு
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Taxanomy

MALVALES
MALVACEAE
Thespesia populnea

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