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Plant Identification: Please help identify tree

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Los Angeles, CA

November 24, 2012
1:49 PM

Post #9341392

I am located in Southern California and need help identifying tree. Please help, I have looked at multiple sources with no luck.

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Lee's Summit, MO
(Zone 6a)

November 24, 2012
2:08 PM

Post #9341404

It looks like a Schefflera to me.
United Kingdom
(Zone 9b)

November 24, 2012
2:38 PM

Post #9341423

San Francisco, CA

November 24, 2012
4:07 PM

Post #9341491

Agreed. Most likely it is Schefflera actinophylla; some chance it is S. calyptrata (aka Tupidanthus calyptratus).

November 24, 2012
5:04 PM

Post #9341519

Shape of leaflets and small umbel with fruits leads me to suggest Schefflera elliptica
San Francisco, CA

November 25, 2012
3:46 AM

Post #9341776

I know have learned that S. calyptratus is considered to be S. pueckleri (what a name!), and I see that the fruiting bodies are a match. This is still found labeled Tupidanthus almost everywhere.

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