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  Red Powder-puff

 

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The Red Powder-puff, an epithet for the up-to-five meter tall shrub Calliandra haematocephala, with its typifying tassel-like flowers, which is known in Thai as phu chomphu.

 

Its flowers can be either white with pink or red and it is hence also commonly called Pink Powder-puff and Blood-red Tassel-flower. See also List of Thai Botanical Names.

 

  Red Powder-puff