Jacaranda mimosifolia paradise in the heart of South Africa
Pretoria is the administrative capital of South Africa, it still carries the name '' phoenix purple flower city "with tens of thousands of trees were planted around the corner, roads, parks or gardens. Photo: Flickr - Travel ajc.
Pretoria situated in the humid subtropical climate, spring began in September lasted until May 11. From the mid to late spring is the time when flowers start blooming purple phoenix. Photo: Hein Waschefort.
Purple phoenix trees in the capital Pretoria was introduced to South Africa from the 19th century Despite originating from South America, this species still thrive in hot and humid climate of South Africa and drought tolerance pretty good. Photo: Flickr.
According HubPages, two purple phoenix tree was planted first at a school located in the Arcadia area of Pretoria at about 1888. Since then, the number of this species begin to multiply extensively and city people also plant them throughout pot. Photo: Go Trip.
However, capital is something alien, purple phoenix is grown only under the close supervision of the South African government because the plant may cause loss of local ecological balance. Photo: Canon DM.
As a rule, authorities are allowed to retain Pretoria all purple phoenix number of trees in the city, but the trees have died will be replaced with a new tree species. Photo: Canon DM.
The government must make concessions so because if they cut down the entire city of phoenix purple, Pretoria would lose an inherent characteristic. Photo: Canon DM.
But purple phoenix developed very well in many areas, such as Central America, South America, Cuba, Jamaica and some Asian countries, purple phoenix tree is still listed as "vulnerable" in the Red List of Alliance Security nature IUCN. Photo: WILRO.
Not only the excellent tree for Pretoria Car phoenix purple, white phoenix also dotted a few corners on the picture of the capital of this nature. Photo: Groenkloof.