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Gardenia spatulifolia flower

Gardenia volkensii subsp. spatulifolia syn. Gardenia spatulifolia

 

Small, densely-branched deciduous tree.

Native to South Africa.

The flowers are perfumed, white and showy but short lived, turning yellow when fading.

Location: Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane, Australia

 

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Taken on November 8, 2009