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Notable Tree Gordonia, Gordonia axillaris.Gordonia, Gordonia axillaris
Location: Botanical Gardens
Significance: Botanical interest

In Napier's Botanical Gardens and planted some 60 years ago, this evergreen tree is a species that originates in southern China. It has attractive dappled orange-brown bark and glossy, dark green leaves.

The flowers are up to 10cms across with white wavy-edged petals and a prominent clump of golden stamens.

Gordonia axillaris, Gordonia (Botanic Gardens) Location Map


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