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Plant ID help

This was posted on another list, and I'm trying to help. Anyone have any

"Can you name this tree? growing in Central Florida... but may not be native
to this area... perhaps, more tropical. Covered with short, flat thorns,
with a "fat" trunk which narrows off quickly. Now about 8ft tall; leaves on
top only and look like feathery tufts, pink blossoms similar to a plumeria

Then later, she asked her son for more info.

 "He looked up close..... the leaves are similar in shape and size to a
mango leaf, except they stick straight out and grow close together in a tuff
effect right on the top of the limb. The limbs stick straight up also.
leaves are a dark green. The bark is smooth ... some places green and some
brown. The flowers come straight up out of the tuff of leaves...and could
not be viewed closely from the ground. Appeared to be one blossom stem on
each tuff of leaves... 6 or 7 blossoms/buds on each stem. The blossoms were
similar to a plumeria but maybe not as completely opened (light pink). The
lady who has it has never known it to make seeds, no new plants has come up
either, and she has had it 12 years. "

That kind of plant is completely out of my biome. Jim or anyone, any ideas?


Zone 7a/Georgia/Gardening on Heavy Clay

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