Cordia boissieri A.DC., Prodr. 9: 478 1845. (Syn: Lithocardium boissieri Kuntze);
Texas Wild Olive, White Geiger, Anacahuita;
Texas Olive is an evergreen tree, growing to 20 ft tall, native to North America. The tree spread to 10-15 ft.
This small tree is very rare found and believed to be close to extinction.
The silvery green leaves have a velvety texture and the showy, white flowers appear all year round, given enough watering is availale. Otherwise, the flowers appear from late spring to summer.
Flowers are 3 inch wide, trumpet shaped, with yellow throats.
The olive-like, white fruits have a sweet flesh popular with birds and other wildlife and, although edible to man, should not be eaten in quantities
(Reference: Flowers of India)
Small tree/Shrub for ID-190609-RK-3 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Request ID for this plant. Is it a Lagerstroemia species?
Pic taken Lalbagh, Bangalore on 140609.
74-TSP-ID-07JUN2016-1: Tree @ Bangalore for ID : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5)
Kindly identify this tree.
Habitat: Cultivated- Ornamental
Sighting: Bangalore, Karnataka, about 900 msl
A similar looking tree Cordia boissieri, was photographed by me from Lalbagh, Bangalore.
Thanks and Regards … I think this is also from LBG… I forgot to label appropriately in my files.