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Campus Trees

Kleinhovia hospita


Family:  Sterculiaceae

Common Names: Guest Tree

Flowering Period: March-September


  • Guest Tree is an evergreen, bushy tree growing up to 20 m high, with a dense rounded crown and upright pink sprays of flowers and fruits.
  • It grows from 8 to 15 m in height.
  • The leaves are broadly ovate, and 10-20 cm long, with pointed tip, and heart-shaped base.
  • The flowers are pink, about 8 mm long, and borne in panicles 20-40 cm long, terminating the branches.
  • The fruit is a thin-walled, inflated capsule about 2 cm long. The young leaves are eaten as a green.


  • The young leaves and flowers are eaten as a vegetable.
  • The best fiber is widely used for tying bundles. It is also made into rope which is used for tethering horses, and for making halters.
  • The rope is said to be durable during rainy weather.
  • The bark and leaves used as hair wash for lice, while the juice of the leaves are used as an eyewash.