Flower Database

Fortunella hindsii

Basic information
Flower Name
Fortunella hindsii
Formal Name
Fortunella hindsii
Alias
金豆, 豆金柑, Hong Kong kumquat, Kinzu
Habitat
China
Morph
evergreen broad-leaved shrub
Comment
Hong Kong kumquat or Kinzu (scientific name: Citrus japonica'Kinz'、Synonyms:Fortunella hindsii)、 is a dwarf cultivar of " i> Kumquat “, an evergreen broad-leaved shrub belonging to the family Rutaceae, The tree grows only about 1 m and has sharp thorns on the stem. In early summer, small white five-petal flowers bloom, forming a small orange fruit about 1 cm from summer to winter. The fruit has almost no pulp and is occupied by about 3 seeds and is not edible. Applications include mini bonsai and New Year decorations. The Japanese name was given because the golden fruit is as small as a bean. The genus name comes from the scholar Dr. Fortune, and the species name comes from Dr. Hynes, the collector.
Generic name: Hong Kong kumquat,, scientific name: scientific name: Citrus japonica'Kinz'、Synonyms:Fortunella hindsii, aka: Hong Kong kumquat, wild kumquat, mountain kumquat, Origin: China, Living type: Evergreen shrub, Tree height: 1m (Small), Stem: With spines, Branches: Dense, Leaf color: Light green (front), Whitish green (back), Leaf shape: oval, leaf edge: shallow saw blade, leaf length: 3 cm, inflorescence: alternate, flower diameter: 2 cm, flower color: white, number of petals: 5, flowering period: May to August, fruit shape : Spherical shape, fruit diameter: 1 cm, fruit color: gold (yellow-orange), fruit weight: 1 g, fruit set: August to December, remarks: almost no pulp, use: New Year decorations, small items Bonsai, mini bonsai, ornamental, breeding: seedlings.
Detailed information
Order
Sapindales
Family
Rutaceae
Genus
Citrus
Species
C. japonica'Kinz'
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Bonsai foliage plant
Color
White
Season
May Jun Jul Aug
Height
100  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
2  ~ 2