Dombeya pulchra N.E.Br., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1895: 142 1895. ?;
South Africa (Limpopo, Gauteng, Mpulamanga, KwaZulu-Natal) as per Catalogue of life;
Common name: Silver Dombeya, Silver white pear


Dombeya sp-2 for ID_DSR : Attachments (5). 4 posts by 2 authors.

This planted Dombeya is a small tree or shrub in gardens of Pantnagar Uttarakhand.
Not able to identify up to species level.
It has a looser cluster of flowers with less flowers but with more fragrance.
Please suggest ID.

Appears like Dombeya pulchra For other species pl. refer to Dombeya  

I go with …: Dombeya pulchra

Yes … it appears like D.pulchra. … in a separate thread have also suggested it as D.pulchra.
I am taking it as D.pulchra.

ID please
A shrub about 6 – 8 ft high, planted for its ornamental flowers. Flower about 3 cm across (not certain).
at a resort in Amba village in Kolhapur on December 20, 2010

Some species of Dombeya (Malvaceae). There are many exotic species. And nice pics as always.

Dombeya species in eFIoraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available)

Many thanks … for pointing to the most possible ID.


Swamy/New series/ID/48 – Dombeya spectabilis: 3 images.
Please confirm the ID/ suggest a new ID for the plant.
Photographed in Pench National Park , M.P. sometime back. Suggested ID Dombeya spectabilis.

There are many species of this genus Cultivated in India.

I could not find any keys to differentiate them. Due to this there are a lot of misidentifications on the net.
Appears close to Dombeya pulchra N.E.Br. ? as per images herein.
Not sure about the actual identity.

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