Calpurnia aurea – Wild laburnum – Geelkeurboom – Umkhiphampethu

Calpurnia aurea is an indigenous semi-evergreen to evergreen tree named after T. Julius Calpurnius, a Latin poet, Aurea refers to the flower colour. Although this summer flowering tree can reach a mature height of about 10m in the wild if growing conditions are favourable, it normally grows to a height of 2 to 4m in [...]

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Calpurnia aurea – Wild laburnum – Geelkeurboom

The Calpurnia aurea is a multi-stemmed shrub or small, graceful tree with a light, open crown. The tree normally grows to a height of 2 – 4 m and is very fast growing. The foliage of the Wild laburnum is a light green and has a soft, drooping nature.  Evergreen, the tree is best known [...]

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