Nature

Flowering Trees of Thailand – Geiger Tree

Thai Name – Man daeng (หมันแดง)      
Scientific Name – Cordia sebestena      
Family Name – Boraginaceae      
Other English Names – Scarlet Cordia      
Flowering Season – Year-round, but most abundant March-May      
Native to Thailand – No      
Typical Height – 6-9 meters      

Geiger trees have vivid orange five-centimeter-wide flowers that grow in clusters at the ends of branches. From a distance these clusters look like giant orange balls and give the trees a polka dot design.

flowering Geiger tree

Geiger tree flowers

Geiger tree flowers

 

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