Happy Presidents' Day and welcome to Mystery Monday! We had several winners for last week's tree, which was indeed the powder-puff tree or putat (Barringtonia racemosa). Congrats to Jomo, Anand, Karen and RB Bhat.
Your clues for this week:
- This shrub is part of the Symplocaceae family.
- The common name features a beautiful gem that I have in my wedding ring.
- It is native to eastern Asia.