Which tree native to Florida produces these seeds? The pods are really long and the seeds inside are in the shape of little hearts.

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    How do you know the tree is native and not invasive? There are pods which come ashore. Here are some giant versions. May 29 '19 at 16:53
  • Perhaps, but it came from a tree that was growing in Florida. It’s not any of those BTW
    – Ann
    May 29 '19 at 23:45

With pictures posted, it looks like it is the African tulip tree (Spathodea campanulata). The decisive features were the long pod with the pores. Similar (but not as strongly heart-shaped) seeds are seen in the jacaranda tree, which has a wider and rounder pod, which usually opens with an outer membrane attached to the edges.

  • That’s not it, I wish there was a way to post the picture that I took.
    – Ann
    May 29 '19 at 23:46
  • There should be - hid "edit" and under the menu bar that pops up there will be a symbol that looks like a mountain landscape - that's the "add picture" button.
    – bob1
    May 30 '19 at 1:33
  • You may need more than 1 rep to see that post picture option. But everybody can post the photo online like in imgur, and post the link in their question (or answer.)
    – Willeke
    May 30 '19 at 12:05
  • @CharlieBrumbaugh Identification added as an edit.
    – bob1
    May 30 '19 at 17:55

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It is from the Mugumo tree. I took this pic in Nairobi Kenya.

  • Unfortunately I think you have the wrong trees' seeds there - the Mugomo tree is from Kikuyu culture, and is a Fig species (Ficus sycomorus), which all have globular fruit, not winged fruits like samara.
    – bob1
    Nov 25 '19 at 22:59

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