StuHenHof
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ID this tree pls?

It`s almost 1 month that i been searching for the id of this plant/tree
we don`t know the name but all we know is that the fruit is poison, don`t ask me how we know it.

Stuart
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these are the seeds form one fruit
these are the seeds form one fruit
a seedling 1-2 months old
a seedling 1-2 months old
plant in a pot
plant in a pot

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Re: ID this tree pls?

The middle picture of the seedling looks like plumeria. It is known as mildly toxic:

This widespread plant is mildly poisonous, ingesting leaves or flowers can irritate the digestive tract. It’s the sap that’s irritating and a few people develop rashes when they get it on their hands from breaking a branch or leaves.
https://great-hikes.com/blog/poisonous-p ... -paradise/

Is the bottom picture the same plant? Plumeria doesn't fruit:

The plumeria tree blooms in the summer and features waxy, showy flowers consisting of five petals in a funnel shape. When the flowers begin to wither, they are replaced by long, slender fruit. A nonedible seedpod, the plumeria fruit reaches lengths of between 6 to 12 inches and features a dry, brittle covering. The brown seedpods do not attract any wildlife

A somewhat similar appearing tropical plant is frangipani, but it also doesn't fruit.

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frangipani seed pod showing seeds
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Re: ID this tree pls?

Yes it is the same plant

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Re: ID this tree pls?

This is just a bump. Any of you hotshot plant ID'ers out there know this one? The middle picture looks so much like my plumeria, but it apparently isn't.

StuHenHof - The red spheres are the plant's fruit? What do they look like when you open them up? Are the flowers fragrant?
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Re: ID this tree pls?

The red fruits are from the plant.
The first picture are the seeds from one fruit.
i will post a picture of a fruit

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Re: ID this tree pls?

plumeria is a very nice plant, I just checked on google.
Inside the fruits is pure white, it don`t smell nice.
I don`t own the plant with the fruits.
I shall ask my friends some more and take better picture of the whole fruit and open it so that you can see how it is.
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Re: ID this tree pls?

Norm,
These are new pictures from a fruit.
The pictures speak for them self.
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seed without flesh
seed without flesh
seeds with flesh
seeds with flesh
inside the fruit
inside the fruit
side view fruit
side view fruit
the fruit
the fruit

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Re: ID this tree pls?

Stuart,

I have not been involved in this thread. Sorry, I have no idea about the identification of this plant.

Norm



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