Dombeya wallichii (Lindl.) K.Schum., Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(6): 78 1890. (Syn: Assonia wallichii Kuntze; Astrapaea penduliflora DC.; Astrapaea wallichii Lindl.; Dombeya wallichii (Lindl.) Benth. & Hook. f.);
Genus: Dombeya Cav.
Species: Dombeya wallichii
Dombeya wallichii Benth. et Hook.f.
Synonym: (= Astrapaea wallichii Lindl.)
A native of Madagascar, this is popular in India, we have two very closely places plants in the hort..
I see these starting to bloom in January.. flowers of India site says march thru may… may be regional difference, by that time our Kolkata flowers are at their tail end..
Colloquial names: Pink-ball, “Tropical Hydrangea”
I have seen these flowers (Dombeya wallichii) today (24 SEP 2022) at few places on one tree at Lal Bagh, Bengaluru. At many places I had noted the inflorescence was dried.
This information I wanted to contribute regarding flowering season.
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yes and nice pics
Location: Soureni, Mirik, India
Date: 21 April 2017
Altitude: 4200 ft.
Looks like some Dombeya sp. (Malvaceae).
Dombeya wallichii (Lindl.) Benth. & Hook.fil. (accepted name) ???
To me also appear close to images at Dombeya wallichii
Thank you. Not listed in Nepal
Yes, tropical hydrangea…. there are two specimen in the Horticultural garden in Kolkata…
Bush For ID : Delhi : 171113 : AK-1 : Attachments (1). 3 posts by 2 authors.
Dombeya wallichii I hope
Many thanks for the id.
The leaves looked familiar, but I could not place it.
I have photographed Dombeya wallichii before.
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Flower for id pl.
Location – Latpanchar (Near Darjeeling), West Bengal
Date – March 2019
Thanks … I will check the link
Dombeya wallichii (Lindl.) Benth. & Hook.fil.