These amazing tropical trees are stunning. Find out more about their names and their bright and colorful flowers below.
1. Tibouchina Mutabilis
The Tibouchina mutabilis is an evergreen tree and grow up to 12 meters tall. It’s short, slender trunk measures between 20 and 30cm in diameter. This tree is often used for personal use and brings color to the area replanted.
2. Cassia Grandis
The Cassia Grandis is a species of tree also known as the Pink Shower Tree. This beautiful tree is native to the neotropics and can grow up to 30 m.
3. Cassia Ferruginea
the Cassia Ferruginea is a deciduous tree which can grow to around 15 meters tall. It’s diameter grows to 70cm in diameter and is often used as a beautiful ornamental tree.
The Handroanthus is the king of flowering plants, there are around 30 species of this tree and it has become a symbol of Brazil. It is a medium to large sized tree that grows between 10 to 18 meters high. The Handroanthus is always spotted being used as ornaments in gardens of large cities.
5. Erythrina Mulungu Or Verna
The Mulungu is a medium sized that grows up to 14 meters tall. It has a large amount of branches that produces stunning reddish-orange flowers. This tree is usually pollinated by hummingbirds and produces black seed pods which are used by indigenous people to make necklaces and jewelry.
The Mulungu is native to South America and loves to grow in marshes and along riverbanks.
6. Tibouchina Granulosa
There are around 350 different species of the Tibouchinais which ranges from trees to shrubs. They are found in the rain forests of South America with the majority being native in Brazil.
7. Erythrina Falcata
The Erythrina falcata is also known as the Brazilian Coral Tree and is used as a medicinal plant as well as ornamental.