Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Dombeya rotundifolia

Family: Malvaceae

Common name: WILD PEAR

Native to: Africa


Types: shrub, tree

Form: erect

Leaves deciduous

Max height: 32.8 feet

Max width: 32.8 feet


white/off white




Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, bee

Plant features: deciduous

Exposure: part shade, sun

Propagates by: cutting, seed

flowers in spring

flowers in summer

Soil type: average

USDA Zones: zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: +20 to +40 °F

Water: regular