Colville's Glory is a beautiful, large tree from Madagascar with large
leaves and very showy, cylindrical or cone shaped clusters of bright
orange flowers that are bright red in bud. The tree grows to a height of 30-50
ft. Its grape-like clusters of velvety buds, varying from chameleon green to
blood orange, are a sight to behold. Leaves are very similar to
those of Gulmohar.
Its genus is named for Sir Charles Colville, a former Governor of Mauritius.
Identification credit: Tabish
Photographed in Mumbai & Kolkata.
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