African tulip

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Noun1.African tulip - African plant with bright green evergreen leaves and umbels of many usually deep violet-blue flowersAfrican tulip - African plant with bright green evergreen leaves and umbels of many usually deep violet-blue flowers
genus Agapanthus - small genus of South African evergreen or deciduous plants; sometimes placed in the family or subfamily Alliaceae
agapanthus, lily of the Nile - any of various plants of the genus Agapanthus having umbels of showy blue to purple flowers
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Scientists have found that parts of the African tulip tree and Secamoneafzelli help heal wounds, and a species of the Himalayan yew tree is used to produce Taxol, a chemotherapy drug used to treat breast, ovarian, lung, prostate, oesophageal and other cancers.
More than 500 seedlings of the mahogany, narra, African tulip, and acasia mangium species were planted at the 225-hectare site.
Roadside verges were bursting with sword aloes, red hot pokers, pride of Madeira and the most beautiful lilies and trees in flower in and around the city included the African tulip tree, the batwing coral tree and the absolutely stunning tropical hydrangea or oriental Madagascar tree.
I assume you are referring to the African tulip tree (Spathodea campanulata), since it is of tropical origin and would flourish in Guatemala.
And with plants like orange and red Chinese hats, Seminole Dombeya--with its pink hydrangea-like blooms--giant irises, King Ixora, African tulip tree and the showy Brazilian Red Cloak, to name a few, the pleasure is never ending.
At the side of the road grew mangoes, ginger, avocado, breadfruit, passion fruit, lychees, hibiscus, bourgainvillea,and African tulip trees.
Jogging paths wind through many of the parks, including the tree-studded Parque de los Colomos, and along the wide boulevards colorfully lined with blooming jacaranda and African tulip trees.

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