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Mysterious Hawaiian Seeds

Posted by LEKennedy4 10 (My Page) on
Sat, Oct 6, 12 at 14:06

Hello,

I was recently on a waterfall tour in Kauai for my honeymoon. In one particular area, we were being snowed on by these little mysterious seeds. They look like an oat wrapped in natural plastic. Being a gardener, they intrigued me. I asked our tour guide what kind of seeds these were and he said Banyan tree. Now that Im looking online, it doesn't appear to be a banyan tree seed. Can someone tell me what these little guys are?

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RE: Mysterious Hawaiian Seeds

The seeds you found are from the African Tulip Tree. Info at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spathodea
The Banyan tree bears fruits (small figs) containing their seeds.


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RE: Mysterious Hawaiian Seeds

Thank you!!!


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