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Markhamia zanzabarica - Maroon Bean Tree

Markhamia zanzabarica - Maroon Bean Tree (Markhamia zanzabarica - Maroon Bean Tree)

A close up of my rare tropical Maroon Bell Bean tree's flowers.
Photo taken July 29, 2009.

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Ooh ... that's lovely. Never heard of this one. How tall does the tree get?

9 Oct, 2009



It grows to 30 feet / 10 meters or so. This tree is pretty rare here. I purchased it at a specialty nursery over 7 years ago for only $ a 5 gallon container.

9 Oct, 2009


Love the flowers .........

9 Oct, 2009


me too Milky. it lovely....

9 Oct, 2009


I'm glad you all love the flowers!

I'll have to take more photos of this tree...
as it has many hundreds of flowers right now.

9 Oct, 2009


and again... does it have any smell?

11 Oct, 2009



No this species has no fragrance as I can tell...however, my Markhamia lutea has a nice sweet fragrance. I'll post a photo

12 Oct, 2009

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