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Old 29-07-2015, 06:03 AM posted to alt.binaries.pictures.gardens
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Default foca flowering trees 2015.07.25

On Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:44:53 +0200, Willi_9
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My guess is 'Crape myrtle' (Lagerstoemia).
Willi

Lagerstroemia indica to be exact.

I ran into the former owner of our apartment and still our building's
gardener yesterday evening and he said they were called "oya ağacı",
which means "lace tree" in Turkish. That led me to:

https://tr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oya_a%C4%9Fac%C4%B1

and thence to:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lagerstroemia_indica

He's got another one (white) in his own yard.

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Bob
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