Hymenosporum Flavum, "Native Frangipani" Seeds
flavum, or native frangipani, is a
tree which is native to
It is the sole species within the
Hymenosporum, and is closely related to the widespread genus
It produces clusters of fragrant flowers in spring (September to October) which are about 5 cm in diameter. They are cream in colour, ageing to yellow and are followed by long pear-shaped seed capsules. The flowers attract bees and honey-eating birds and butterflies. It has dark green, glossy leaves which are usually around 10 cm long and 4 cm wide. At its best, the branches are heavily foliaged and form widely spaced tiers which makes the tree extremely attractive.
Despite its common name, it is not closely related to the . The species flavum is Latin for yellow and indicates its flower colour.
~~~ Although these are known to like tropical climates, these seeds were picked from healthy, mature trees in Victoria.
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