Spathodea Campanulata (African Tulip Tree)
- Spathodea is a genus in the plant family Bignoniaceae. The single species it contains, Spathodea campanulata, is commonly known as the African tulip tree. It is a striking and fast-growing tropical tree known for its large, showy, trumpet-shaped flowers. Its vibrant blossoms are typically orange or red, creating a visually stunning display when in full bloom. This tree features compound leaves with dark green foliage and forms a broad, umbrella-like canopy. While prized for its ornamental value in landscaping.
|Common Name:||African Tulip Tree, Panchot, Flame of the Forest, Fountain Tree, Fire Tree, Fire Bell, Nandi Flame, Gabon Tulip Tree, Syringe Tree, Pancut-Pancut|
African Tulip Tree tree is tall and broad, and its glossy deep green pinnate leaves and magnificent orange-crimson bloom stand out.
The floral bud is ampule-shaped and holds water. Children like playing with these buds because of their propensity to spray water.