Flower Database

Strelitzia nicolai

Basic information
Flower Name
Strelitzia nicolai
Formal Name
Strelitzia nicolai
Alias
Strelitzia nicolai, giant white bird of paradise, wild banana
Habitat
South Africa
Morph
large evergreen perennial plant
Comment
Strelitzia nicolai (scientific name: Strelitzia nicolai) is native to South Africa and is a large evergreen perennial plant of the Musaceae family. Originally it is herbaceous but it has been cultivated for many years and its base has become woody. The flower and beaky Buddha flame bract is longer than that, but the large leaf with a boat shape can be broken if it hit the strong wind. ({{Stratia reginae}} (scientific name: Strelitzia reginae) is also popular as a leaf plant.
Common name: Strelitzia nicolai, Scientific name: Strelitzia nicolai, aka: giant white bird of paradise, wild banana, Origin : South Africa, plant height: 6 m, leaf shape: ship form, leaf color: gray green color, leaf length: 60 cm, leaf width: 30 cm, flower color: white, Buddha flame bract length: 30 to 40 cm, inflorescence color: deep blue Bract + white petal, blue-purple tongue-shaped flower, inflorescence diameter: 15 to 18 cm, flowering period: anniversary.
Detailed information
Order
Zingiberales
Family
Musaceae
Genus
Strelitzia
Species
S. nicolai
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Other
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Pot flower foliage plant
Color
White
Season
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Height
300  ~ 600  [cm]
Diameter
15  ~ 18