Plant ID forum: does anyone know the name of this plant?

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AgnesWong
Nov 25, 2016 12:57 AM CST
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Name: Myriam
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bonitin
Nov 26, 2016 1:23 AM CST
Welcome!
The photo shrinks when clicked upon the thumbnail making it hard to see any details.
Can you give us clearer larger photos from the leaf-arrangement, flower/fruits, if possible the whole plant etc..
We also need more info like the location where this plant is growing.

From the little I can see it makes me think about Heisteria, but it could well be something else..
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Name: Dave Paul
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Metrosideros
Nov 26, 2016 10:33 AM CST
Looks like an Ochna, Mickey Mouse Plant.

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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Nov 26, 2016 10:54 AM CST
I can't see the photo very clearly either but for comparison, check out these two that have been mentioned:

Heisteria silvianii
Mickey Mouse Plant (Ochna serrulata)
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Name: Tofi
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tofitropic
Nov 27, 2016 4:30 AM CST
agree with Metrosideros and plantladylin , definitely Ochna, but I am leaning toward Ochna thomasiana (O. kirkii). the leaves seems rounder in OP's photo, O serrulata usually longer and more serrated.

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