Botanical name: Majidea zanguebarica Family: Sapindaceae (Soapberry family)
Synonyms: Majidea zanquebarica, Harpullia zanguebarica
Black Pearl Tree is a small tree growing to 5 m tall. Leaves are compound, even pinnate, with up to 10 pairs leaflets. Leaflets are elliptic or ovate- lancelike, 5-7 cm long and 2-3 cm wide. Flowers are small green-red, fragrant, in dense custers at the end of panicles. Fruit is spherical with 3 lobes, 3cm long. The fruit splits open, showing the bright red interior, with 3 spherical, velvety blue-black seeds, which inspire the common name of the tree. Black Pearl Tree is native to Africa.
Identification credit: Gerald Carr
The flower labeled Black Pearl Tree is ...