Illicium floridanum Ellis, Philos. Trans. 60: 524, pl. 12 1770.  (syn: Badianifera floridana (Ellis) Kuntze; Illicium mexicanum A. C. Sm.);
USA (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi), Mexico (Hidalgo, Puebla, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Veracruz) as per Catalogue of Life;







Illicium floridanum : Atlanta,US : 10SEP17 : AK-02 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (7)

A plant seen in my friend’s garden during my visit to Atlanta in July,2017.

Thanks a lot … for the id.

“This is Illicium floridanum, a native plant related to star-anise.”
And for the information.

Thanks, …  Very interesting structure.







Illicium floridanum : Flowers & Mature seeds : Atlanta, Georgia : 26JAN19 : AK-63 : 8 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (4)

… had identified the green fruits earlier.

Was lucky to see the flowers and mature seeds.
Thanks …

wow. anise tree. love it. was it in the bot garden? if it was i must say they have matured.

It was seen at a Nature Centre. Not the Botanical Garden.

My earlier post with green fruits was from my friend’s backyard.


2 images.

Illicium floridanum


Photographed from University of California Botanical Garden, 22-4-2019





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