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Apr 3, 2018 1:41 PM CST
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So I was recently in the Yucatan Peninsula, and planted a tree at a local botanical garden. Unfortunately, the regular guide was sick, and the person that was filling in for him didn't know much about the trees themselves.
I was wondering if anyone would be able to identify the tree for me, I took a couple of photos while I was there.
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Thanks for your help Smiling
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Apr 3, 2018 1:49 PM CST
Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX (Zone 9a)
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Young Loquat maybe?
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Apr 3, 2018 9:43 PM CST
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it also resembles avocado to me, young seedling with reddish stem, bet I believes there are plenty other possibilities
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Apr 4, 2018 1:20 AM CST
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I agree that it resembles an Avocado so it might be one of the many Persea native to that area.
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