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Family: BOMBACACEAE* 

 Adansonia za
 
  
Author:  Henri Ernest Baillion 1890
Family:  Bombacaceae*
Habitat:  South - North-Western Madagascar
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium-Maximum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  6 meters
Height:  10-40 meters
Flower:  Yellow and Red
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Adansonia alba Jum. & H. Perrier, 1909. Adansonia bozy Jum. & H. Perrier, 1910.

   This member of the Bombacaceae* family was described by Henri Ernest Baillion in 1890. It is found in south to north-western Madagascar from the south almost to the north. It prefers a well drained soil with some to lots of water and lots of sun. The stem can grow up to six meters in diameter, the whole plant will grow from ten to 40 meters high. The flowers which occurs from November to January are yellow and red.

Information supplied by Edward Fletcher.

*This family might been incorporated in the Malvaceae family now. Sub-family: Bombacoideae, tribe: Adansonieae.