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Tree No.1339info
Botanical NameDavidia involucratainfo
Common NameHandkerchief Treeinfo
LocationBlackmore Gardensinfo
AccessibilityAlways accessibleinfo
NotesObviously struggling with being shaded by other trees. Also known as the Dove Tree and the Ghost Tree, the small flowers are shrouded by two large white bracts.  Originally from China, the name Davidia is in honour of the French missionary and scientist Armand David who worked in China in the 19th century and recorded many species of plant and animal new to European science, including the Giant Panda.  More about Davidia if you click here.info
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