12 May 2014


Crescentia cujete
There are two species of Crescentia in the Supertree Grove - the C. cujete (Common Name: Calabash Tree) and the unusual C. alata (Common Name: Mexican Calabash Tree) with strikingly shaped and coloured flowers typical of the Bignoniaceae Family.
the variegated Axonopus that is spreading

floor littered with beautiful blooms from C. alata

close-up of the C. alata flowers