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Asked by
Diana on
October 12, 2016
Paramaribo - Suriname / South America

Q. Name of plant

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

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
October 12, 2016
Certified Expert
A.

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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