Sunday, February 28, 2010

Archidendron lucyi - Salmon Bean

Flowering in December

Seed pod formed in January

Split seed pod in April

Salmon Bean forms a striking display of flowers and seed pods that emerge on short stalks directly from the tree trunk. For the remainder of the year you can enjoy the canopy of large glossy green leaves.


  1. It's great to have a close up look at the split seed pods, wonderful colors! These are the strangest looking pods I've ever seen.

  2. What a cool plant. Great pictures too. I never saw it before so I Googled it. Not only do you have the best pictures,you provide more information than any of the others!