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Author: Ivan Murray Johnston,1925
Origin:  Baja California, Mexico
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  30 Centimetres
Height:  4 Meters
Flower:  Red
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  Palo Adan, Adam's Tree
Synonyms:  Fouquieria digueti,
Bronnia digueti
van Tieghem, 1899.
Bronnia thiebautii, Tiegh.
Fouquieria peninsularis, Nash.

This member of the Fouquieriaceae family was given this name by Ivan Murray Johnston in 1925. It if found in Mexico, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The stem will grow to 30 centimetres in diameter and reach for four meters in height. The flowers are red, and the plant can be reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.

The genera name in honour of: P.E. Fouquier, Parisian medical professor. The species name after Leon Diguet, a French explorer.