Mussaenda 'Dona Luz'

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    Mussaenda 'Dona Luz' @ WAIMEA VALLEY Audubon center(Oaf Iland)
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    Mussaenda 'Dona Luz' @ WAIMEA VALLEY Audubon center(Oaf Iland)
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    Mussaenda 'Dona Luz' @ WAIMEA VALLEY Audubon center(Oaf Iland)

Basic information

Flower Name
Mussaenda 'Dona Luz'
Formal Name
Mussaenda cv. dona luz
Alias
Mussaenda, Summer poinsettia, Mussaenda Dona Luz
Habitat
horticultural variety
Morph
non-cold-tolerant evergreen shrub

Comment

What is Mussaenda 'Dona Luz'

Mussaenda 'Dona Luz' (scientific name: Mussaenda cv. Dona Luz) is a horticultural variety native to New Guinea, Philippines, and was created from the non-cold-tolerant evergreen shrub "Mussaenda philippica" of the genus Ronaceae. The blossoms that look like large petals are bracts with altered calyx, Dona luz is a cultivar in which all five calyxes are hypertrophied, and the true flower is a small yellow funnel with five star-shaped tips. The flower name is a tribute to Mrs. Ramon Magsaysay, the seventh president of the Republic of the Philippines, also known as the Mussaenda cv. Magsaysay.

Generic name: Mussaenda, Scientific name: Mussaenda cv. Magsaysay, aka: Summer poinsettia,
Place of Origin: Horticultural Varieties, Tree Height: 1.5-3 m, Leaf Shape: Oval, Flower Color (Actually, Calyxia): Light Red , Sepal shape: oval, flower diameter (real flower): 1-1.5 cm, flowering period: May-October, use: park trees, street trees.

Detailed information

Order
Gentianales
Family
Rubiaceae
Genus
Mussaenda
Species
M. cv. Dona Luz
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Double Cymes
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical areacultivated variety
Color
Yellow
Season
MayJunJulAugSepOct
Height
150 ~ 300 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1.5

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