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Family: FOUQUIERIACEAE 

 Fouquieria diguetii
 
  
Author:  Ivan Murray Johnston 1925
Family:  Fouquieriaceae
Habitat:  Baja California, Mexico
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  30 centimetres
Height:  4 meters
Flower:  Red
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Palo Adan, Adam's Tree
Synonyms:  Fouquieria digueti, Bronnia digueti van Tieghem 1899
Got it from:  Oostvoorne, The Netherlands
Year:  2004

 

  

This member of the Fouquieriaceae family was given this name by Ivan Murray Johnston in 1925. It if found in Mexico, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The stem will grow to 30 centimetres in diameter and reach for four meters in height. The flowers are red, and the plant can be reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.

Named after Leon Diguet, a French explorer.