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
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.
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.
Malvaceae Fortnight :: FOR ID – ornamental :: Amba, Kolhapur :: DVJUL11 : 7 posts by 4 authors. 7 images.
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)
Please check the link…..
Many thanks … for pointing to the most possible ID.