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Location

  • San Diego Zoo and Safari Park

Bloom time (approximate):

  • Spring

Gardens

Plants: Species

Flame Tree, Australian Flame Tree Brachychiton acerifolius

FAMILY: STERCULIACEAE (Sterculia Family)

The Brachychiton acerifolius has striking flame-colored blossoms and is, appropriately, known as the Australian flame tree. You can see flame trees by the giraffes, the bus station, and Tiger River.