Flower Database

Bougainvillea

Basic information
Flower Name
Bougainvillea
Formal Name
Bougainvillea spp.
Alias
Bougainvillea, 筏葛, Paper Flower
Habitat
South America (Brazil)
Morph
Tropical vines and shrubs
Comment
Bougainvillea (scientific name:Bougainvillea spp.) are the Mirabilis Department bougainvillaea genus of tropical vines and shrubs. To species of bougainvillea glabra (B.glabra Choisy), spectabilis (B.spectabilis Willd.), Peruvian (B.peruviana Humb.et Bonql) the three and their hybrids are known. Bloom in October, from May to October in Japan, in the tropical blooms all year round. Looks like the flower is called bracts (better) and the fact that the white small ones in Central bract 3 gathered the true flower. Leaf and bract, and leaf thickness is so thin it is blown in the wind and hover it looks. Bracts colors are red, white, peach, Orange, yellow, these birefringence colors.Arches of the gates and hedges used in Hawaii.
Common name: Bougainvillea, Scientific name: Bougainvillea spp. , Origin: Brazil, Habitat: Japan from Izu peninsula to Okinawa alley planting is possible. bush Height: 50-500 cm, flowering: anniversary (tropical, Hawaii), from April to November (except during the summer season) , monoplane, leaf arrangement: alternate, lamina length: 5-10 cm, leaf: cymes, egg-shaped, flowers, petals: nothing (degeneration), and Star: cylindrical with Tip 5 crack, (real flowers) flower color: white, size (calyx tube diameter):0.3 cm, flowers (jaw cylinder length): 2 cm, flower: Calyx tubular with calyx into eight stamens and one pistil. Bracts leaf color (not flowers): red, purple, yellow, red, white, pink, bracts leaf length: 2-4 cm, bracts leaf: triangle, bracts: 3 set, fruit type: achenes, use: alley planted a greenhouse, potted plants, gate arches and hedges.
Detailed information
Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Nyctaginaceae
Genus
Bougainvillea
Species
B. spp.
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical area
Color
Red, Pink, Orange, Yellow, Cream, White
Season
Apr May Oct Nov
Height
50  ~ 500  [cm]
Diameter
0.3  ~ 0.5