A white-green Crescentia cujete flower
Crescentia cujete (Calabash Tree)

The national tree of St. Lucia is native to Colombia and very common in the north of Colombia. The habitat is below 5,000 feet. The fruit when dried is used by artisans for decorations. Photographed in the departments of Magdalena and Quindio.

Small green Crescentia cujete fruits in the shade
Small round green and yellow Crescentia cujete fruits under a blue sky
Large round green Cresentia cujete fruits
An opening white Cresentia cujete flower
Green Crescentia cujete flowers with brown anthers