Plant ID forum: Tropical tree.

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Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
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Silversurfer
Mar 21, 2018 8:03 AM CST
Does anyone recognize this tree on a tropical beach.
Your help would be appreciated.Thank you
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Name: Frank Mosher
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fwmosher
Mar 21, 2018 8:56 AM CST
Silversurfer: I have seen this plant in Cuba and Antigua, but I can't identify it. Sorry.
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Yorkshirelass
Mar 21, 2018 1:14 PM CST
Could it be Coccoloba uvifera (Sea Grape Tree)?

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Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
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Silversurfer
Mar 21, 2018 2:27 PM CST
Yorkshirelass said:Could it be Coccoloba uvifera (Sea Grape Tree)


Thank you for the suggestion ..but it is definitely not Coccoloba unifera.
I am very familiar with that..it has almost round leaves with very prominent mid vein.

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Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
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Silversurfer
Mar 22, 2018 3:44 AM CST
With many thanks to Reema Prakash from the University of the South Pacific for providing me with the id.
Inocarpus fagifer...Tahitian Chestnut

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Not only do I know what this is...but it has provided me with answers to other pics which just have the seed pods.
Result!
Name: Tofi
Sumatera, Indonesia
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tofitropic
Mar 22, 2018 4:02 AM CST
flower reminds me of Citharexylum, could it be member of that genus?
Name: Tofi
Sumatera, Indonesia
Vegetable Grower Butterflies Garden Procrastinator Roses Bookworm Tomato Heads
Tropicals Salvias Plays in the sandbox Frogs and Toads Fruit Growers Sempervivums
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tofitropic
Mar 22, 2018 4:11 AM CST
Ahhh.... that's it... Inocarpus fagifer..., (please ignore my previous post)... thanks to remind me of this forgotten fruit tree in my country. here it is called Gayam tree. it was once grown for its edible seed (after baking) but now almost unheard.

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