Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Arboretum Kalmthout #2 ...

... original photo taken by Ernest H. Wilson
between 1908 and 1910 in China ...
source: infoboard Arboretum Kalmthout

... rare flowering of chinese tree
in Arboretum Kalmthout ...


... This tree belongs to the same family of the plant
of coffee and the gardenia (Rubiaceae) ...
source: villataranto.it

Emmenopterys henryi ... (EN)
by quarryhillbg.org
... It's rare in the wilds of China
and it may be even rarer in cultivation ...
... The first tree in Britain to flower was in 1987
at Wakehurst Place and was more than 75 years old ...

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