Abelmoschus esculentus

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    Abelmoschus esculentus @ Kazuyo's house
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    Abelmoschus esculentus @ Chiba
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    Abelmoschus esculentus @ My home

Basic information

Flower Name
Abelmoschus esculentus
Formal Name
Abelmoschus esculentus
Alias
Okra
Habitat
Northeastern Africa
Morph
Non-hardy perennial and annual grasses

Comment

What is Abelmoschus esculentus

Abelmoschus esculentus (scientific name:Abelmoschus esculentus) is a non-hardy perennial or annual plants of the family Malvaceae. It is a vegetable called in Japanese "Okura" is unusual. It is native to temperate regions of Northeastern Africa-in tropical regions, the leaf is palmate, pale yellow petals with dark red Central. Flower blooms from the night until the morning. Young pods are edible and are sticky and a unique flavor. Star-shaped cross section is usually a round of Okinawa. It is a nutrient-rich vegetables contain many vitamins. How to Cook as tempura, or boilling, can be used for salad or soup. Is summer season, but all year around. Watching the flowers primarily, Hanaoka (scientific name:Abelmoschus manihot, okra flower).

Generic name: Abelmoschus esculentus, scientific name:Abelmoschus esculentus, aka: Okura, origin: Northeastern Africa, environment: temperate to tropics, life type: non-hardy perennials and annual grass, a plant : 200 cm. leaf: palmate, margin serrate, leaf arrangement: alternate, flower color: yellow petals with Center day flowering time: night of the dark red flowers, flowering: from July to August: petals five, fruit: capsule and ripens fruit, edible parts: young pods, flavor: sticky, fruit length: 10-20 cm, sectional shape: star-shaped, round, Fruits: Columnar, be pointed tips, pros: nutrient-rich, cooked as tempura, boilling, dressing, soup, season: summer (hit all year round).

Detailed information

Order
Malvales
Family
Malvaceae
Genus
Abelmoschus
Species
A. esculentus
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Palmate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
field
Color
Cream
Season
JulAug
Height
50 ~ 200 [cm]
Diameter
5 ~ 6

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