Ixora coccinea

One of Myanmar's national flower

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    Ixora coccinea @ Okinawa Taketomijima
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    Ixora coccinea @ Okinawa Taketomijima
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    Ixora coccinea @ Okinawa Taketomijima

Basic information

Flower Name
Ixora coccinea
Formal Name
Ixora coccinea
Alias
Ixora coccinea, Scarlet jngleflame, jungle geranium
Habitat
India
Morph
Tropical Evergreen shrub

Comment

Ixora Coccinea (scientific name: Ixora coccinea) is a tropical evergreen shrub of Santonca genus of the Rubiaceae family in Indian origin. In Japanese name it is safflower suntanka (safflower mountain flower). It is a member of Santanka, and it scatters the floret where the tip of the orange or peach colored corolla is cleaved 4. The leaves are small and slender. A red little fruit becomes after the flower and it becomes ripe and black as the days go by
Issokkokkinaaa is similar to Santanka, but the fact that the tip of the flower piece is pointed elliptical and that the leaves are small is different. In the same genus, Santanka (Ikki Tanaka, Ixora chinensis) that makes rounded small flowers, Kibana Santanka (Yellow flower Tangera, Ixora coccinea lutea, also known as Yellow flame of the woods, Yellow ixora) that blooms in white flowers, (White flower mountain ivy flower, Ixora parviflora), made big and rounded big leaves blooming bigger brilliant flowers Ixora Duffy (Ixora duffii). Like Saranoki and Karin, it is one of the national flowers of Myanmar.

Common name: Ixora coccinea, Scientific name: Ixora coccinea, National Flower: Myanmar,aka: Akabana Santanka, Safflower Sankaka, Scarlet jngleflame, jungle geranium, flame of the woods, jungle flame,Origin: India, tree height: 100 to 300 cm, leaf order: leaf shape: leaf shape: lanceolate shape, leaf margin: all edges, radial symmetry Flower, inflorescence type: scattering inflorescence, place of flower: stem apex and axilla, flower color: orange · yellow · peach, flowering period: anniversary (especially May to August), use: cut flowers, potted plants, gardening.

Detailed information

Order
Gentianales
Family
Rubiaceae
Genus
Ixora
Species
I. coccinea
Flower language
Get excited ()
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Corymb
Petal shape
Car
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical areaOkinawa
Color
Pink, Orange, Yellow
Season
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Height
100 ~ 300 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1.5

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