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Tower Tree
Schizolobium parahyba

English Common Name: Tower Tree, Brazilian Fire Tree, Yellow Jacaranda

Chinese Name / 植物中文名: 桫椤豆 (Suōluó dòu), 捕虫树 (Bǔchóng shù)

Other Local Name: No information available

Family Name: Fabaceae (Bean Family)‎

Scientific Name: Schizolobium parahyba

Synonym: Caesalpinia parahyba, Caesalpinia parahyba, Cassia parahyba, Schizolobium excelsum, Schizolobium glutinosum, Schizolobium kellermanii, Schizolobium parahybrum, Schizolobium parahybum

Classification: ‎Angiosperms (Flowering Plants)‎ > ‎Magnoliophyta (Flowering Plants Division)‎ > ‎Fabales‎ > ‎Fabaceae (Bean Family)‎ > Schizolobium

Origin: Tropical America

Growth Habit: Tree

Characteristic: A tall tree with smooth and greenish gray bark and long bipinnate leaves clustered near the end of the branches.

Care Requirements: Prefers full sun and moderate watering.

Images Location: Malaysia

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