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SOLVED: Need help to ID this tropical tree

Isles Bay, Montserrat(Zone 11)

Can someone help me ID this tree ... I live in Montserrat, in the Caribbean. Thank you so much

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Beautiful, BC(Zone 8b)

Reminds me of a Ceiba. Not sure what this is.

Simi Valley, CA

Looks like either a Sapote or a buckeye. Can't tell without looking at the bark. Sapote are edible and Buckeye is deadly. The bark on a Sapote is splotchy grey ish. Here's a picture of my sapote.

Darwin, Australia

Sterculia foetida.

Beautiful, BC(Zone 8b)

I agree with Darwiniensis's id. http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/166443/ Also looks like we need some additional photos for this entry in Plantfiles.

Isles Bay, Montserrat(Zone 11)


Thanks Growin, Lovemanyplants & Darwiniensis for your help. I looked up other images of Sterculia foetida and it is my tree. I appreciate the ID, it has had me stumped for awhile. I will add the photos I have to the plant file. Have a great day!!!!!

Tina

Beautiful, BC(Zone 8b)

Thanks for adding the images!

San Francisco, CA

the genus was named after Sterculius, the roman god of outhouses. The flowers smell unpleasantly.

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