I have to admit, the first time i saw the hand-shaped blooms of this tree, i was a bit spooked. The Devil’s Hand Tree (Chiranthodendron pentadactylon) is an. Chiranthodendron pentadactylon is an evergreen tree growing from 12 – 30 metres or more tall in Guatemala, though smaller in Mexico. The bole, which often. DEVIL’S HAND TREE Chiranthodendron pentadactylon. Chiranthodendron pentadactylon. Photo Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum – Arcadia, CA, UC.

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The pods may persist on the branches for many months. Home Strange Wonderful Things. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Species name Chiranthodendron pentadactylon – the only species of this genus Family: By seeds, which should be planted fairly soon after harvest.

Retrieved from ” https: The tree flourishes in cool subtropical climates that receive minimal frost but have cooler nights. Chiranthodenvron – Guatemala Common names: The bizarre flowers appear in the spring and summer. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file.


I guarantee that my seeds and plants are genuine! It is a typical species of Guatemalan and Mexican cloud forests but it also found in oak forest and pine-oak forest at elevations of between 1, and 2, m.

Devil’s hand flower Uploaded by uleli. The following 2 pages uses this file: Seedlings can also be obtained from seeds placed on damp soil beds with a thin litter cover.

This species is native to Guatemala and southern Mexico. I have to admit, the first time i saw the hand-shaped blooms of this tree, i was a bit spooked.

Hibiscus palustris Swamp Rose Mallow. Views Read Edit View history. Hibiscus taiwanensis Cream Hibiscus. Summary [ edit ] Description Chiranthodendron pentadactylon 3. Hibiscus tiliaceus Beach Hibiscus. Renowned for its beauty, but still rare in cultivation. This image, originally posted to Flickrwas reviewed on December 21, by the administrator or reviewer File Upload Bot Magnus Chiranthodebdronwho confirmed that it was available on Flickr under the stated license on that date.

Chiranthodendron pentadactylon at San Marcos Growers

Retrieved from ” https: The following other wikis use this file: Chiranthodendron Scientific classification Kingdom: In the wild, the tree is said to be pollinated by bats! After flowering, the Hand Tree makes fascinating 5 inch seed pods that are almost indestructible.


Water collects in the upward-facing blooms and birds like to sit and drink the nectar. Pentadactyloon file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it.

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The Devil’s Hand Tree Chiranthodendron pentadactylon is an unusual, rare tree with devilishly shaped flowers! Please visit our seed store to view current selections.

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