Flower Database

Manila palm

Basic information
Flower Name
Manila palm
Formal Name
Veitchia merrillii
Alias
マニラ椰子, Christmas palm, クリスマス・パーム, Adonidia merrillii
Habitat
Philippines
Morph
Evergreen mature trees
Comment
Manila palm, Botanical Name:Veitchia merrillii syn. Adonidia merrillii is an evergreen medium- and high-levels tree of Arecaceae family native of Philippines and is the palm which shape of a tree is lucid by height approximately height of the tree 7m, and is beautiful. A base grows the trunk a little into long pieces generally. It is colored dark green, and big jugum grows a bunch, and the leaf becoming the top of the trunk curves in a bow shape. By monoecism, a thin yellow floret runs out into a an ear form. There is a bract in the base of the inflorescence. Because red of the fruit is combined with the green of the leaf and becomes the Christmas color, by another name, it is called Christmas palm.
Detailed information
Order
Arecales
Family
Arecaceae
Genus
Adonidia
Species
A. merrillii
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Egg-shaped/Oval
Leaf type
pinnately compound
Leaf edge
Flowering place
Botanic garden Overseas
Color
Cream
Season
May Jun
Height
500  ~ 700  [cm]
Diameter
1  ~ 1