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Thespesia acutiloba

Thespesia acutiloba, lemon yellow hibiscus-like flowers in late summer. (Photo Geoff Nichols)
Common names: small-leaved portia tree, wild tulip tree, small-leaved tulip tree (Eng.); kleinblaarportiaboom, kleinblaartulpboom, wildetulpboom (Afr.); umthombe (i
Family: Malvaceae

... National Botanical Garden January 2017 Thespesia acutiloba is a low-growing, semi-deciduous tree; it only reaches a ... red when mature in late summer and autumn. Thespesia acutiloba occurs naturally in coastal Mozambique and in South ...

02 / 01 / 2017 | Benjamin Festus | Kirstenbosch NBG
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