Lophanthera lactescens (Golden Chain Tree) (Malpighiaceae)

Lophanthera lactescens (Golden Chain Tree)

An attractive non-native ornamental tree with pendent inflorescences and bright yellow flowers.

Lophanthera lactescens (Golden Chain Tree)

Lophanthera lactescens (Golden Chain Tree)

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About David Tng

I am David Tng, a hedonistic botanizer who pursues plants with a fervour. I chase the opportunity to delve into various aspects of the study of plants. I have spent untold hours staring at mosses and allied plants, taking picture of pollen, culturing orchids in clean cabinets, counting tree rings, monitoring plant flowering times, etc. I am currently engrossed in the study of plant ecology (a grand excuse to see 'anything I can). Sometimes I think of myself as a shadow taxonomist, a sentimental ecologist, and a spiritual environmentalist - but at the very root of it all, a "plant whisperer"!
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