Xanthostemon youngii

Xanthostemon youngii C.T. White & W.D. Francis

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

Jurong; Cultivated; 2010.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Jurong; Cultivated; 2010.

Other Information:

Common Name: Red Penda.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website



  1. This is not X. youngii it is X. verdugonianus, a Philippine species. There are at least six species of Xanthostemon that have red flowers.

  2. kwekings said

    Hi Peter, thanks for the info. Can you give some tips on how to tell between the two species? And a reference if possible…

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