Flower NameSaraca thaipingensis
Formal NameSaraca thaipingensis
AliasSaraca thaipingensis, Yellow saraca, イエロー・サラカ, Yellow Ashoka
HabitatMalay Peninsula and Thailand
Morphnon-cold-tolerant evergreen tall tree
Yellow Ashoka, Yellow Saraca or Saraca thaipingensis (scientific name: Saraca thaipingensis) is a non-cold-tolerant evergreen tall treein the family Fabaceae, native to the Malay Peninsula and Thailand. It is a close relative of Ashoka tree (scientific name:Saraca indica) . From January to April, small yellow flowers (actually, sepals) are clustered in cone-shaped inflorescences that extend from the branches and bloom like a ball. New pale purple leaves hang long on the tips of branches.
Generic name: Saraca thaipingensis, Scientific name: Saraca thaipingensis, another name: Yellow saraca, Yellow Ashoka, Place of origin: Malay Peninsula, Living type: Non cold-tolerant evergreen tree Height: 15 m, new leaves: pale purple with long hanging tips, Flowering period: January to April, Inflorescence: conical sparse inflorescences, small flowers: yellow, no petals, sepals dense, number of sepals: 4, number of stamens: 4.
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Leaf typepinnately compound
Flowering place(sub-) Tropical area
SeasonJan Feb Mar Apr
Height1200 ~ 1500 [cm]
Diameter1.5 ~ 1.5