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First blooms of Vangueria edulis (Spanish Tamirand)
« on: July 05, 2018, 11:29:04 PM »
I've had this outside for a few years in a pot and have it marked as Vangueria edulis. Can anyone confirm this is the "Spanish Tamarind"

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Re: First blooms of Vangueria edulis (Spanish Tamirand)
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2018, 04:58:52 PM »
Looks like my Vangueria madagascarensis :)

Iv had mine flower two years now and no fruit, compared to similar size Vangueria infausta who fruits no problem. I wonder if it is self pollinating or not?
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Re: First blooms of Vangueria edulis (Spanish Tamirand)
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2018, 12:10:25 AM »
Looks like mine.  Supposedly mine is V. infausta.

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Re: First blooms of Vangueria edulis (Spanish Tamirand)
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2018, 03:39:07 AM »
Looks like mine.  Supposedly mine is V. infausta.
Brian infausta has lighter green leaves and the are velvety making them matte while Madagascarensis are darker and shinier:) flowers are very similar but do look different a bit

Infausta leaves


My Madagascarensis is bald now cauz it's mid winter unfortunately
« Last Edit: July 07, 2018, 03:43:41 AM by stuartdaly88 »
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Re: First blooms of Vangueria edulis (Spanish Tamirand)
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2018, 03:42:50 AM »
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Re: First blooms of Vangueria edulis (Spanish Tamirand)
« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2018, 05:38:09 AM »
Mine has the velvet leaves.

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Re: First blooms of Vangueria edulis (Spanish Tamirand)
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2018, 08:13:17 PM »
Maybe Marklee s tree is infausta? It's hard to tell from pics the two species are distinct from eachother in person. Madagascarensis is not velvety like infausta :)
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Re: First blooms of Vangueria edulis (Spanish Tamirand)
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2018, 05:26:43 PM »
Maybe Marklee s tree is infausta? It's hard to tell from pics the two species are distinct from eachother in person. Madagascarensis is not velvety like infausta :)

Mine must be infausta, it has the velvety leaves on the underside.

 

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