Madras Thorn
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Name of plant

Zone Paramaribo - Suriname / South America | Diana added on October 12, 2016 | Answered

I have found the name of the plant. This morning I called the place were I bought this plant. The name is:"Pithecellobium dulce," also known as "variegated madras thorn." Kind regards, Diana

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on October 12, 2016

How wonderful that you were able to make an identification.

I don't know your growing zone, but this article mentions that Madras Thorn is prohibited in Queensland due to it's invasive nature.

Here is a link that has more information for you.
https://www.business.qld.gov.au/industry/agriculture/species/invasive-plants/restricted/madras-thorn

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