Enkianthus quinqueflorus

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    Enkianthus quinqueflorus @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Koyasedudan (by: 満天星)
    Enkianthus quinqueflorus @ Kyoto Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Enkianthus quinqueflorus
Formal Name
Enkianthus quinqueflorus
Alias
Pink Chandelier, Enkianthus quinqueflorus
Habitat
Hong Kong
Morph
A hardy evergreen shrub

Comment

What is Enkianthus quinqueflorus

Enkianthus quinqueflorus or commonly called as Koyasu-doudan in Japanese (scientific name: Enkianthus quinqueflorus) is native to Hong Kong and is a cold-resistant evergreen shrub of the Ericaceae family.
In the spring, it puts out a red peduncle from the axil. Then, it hangs 5 to 10 flowers in a crown shape like a red-bell-shaped bell shape with five tipped cleavages at the tip. In the same genus there is Enkianthus perulatus (Dodan-tsutsuji in Japanese, scientific name: E. perulatus) native to Japan.Dodan-tsutsuji is a deciduous tree, with smaller white flowers blooming than E. quinqueflorus.

Generic name: Enkianthus quinqueflorus, scientific name:Enkianthus quinqueflorus, aka: Chinese New Year Flower , Enkianthus quinqueflorus, Hong Kong Doudang, Koyasu-doudan , place of Origin: Hong Kong, living type: hardy evergreen shrub, tree height: 1 to 3 m, Bark: Gray Brown, Leaf Shape: long ellipsoid, Leaf Order: Alternate, Leaf Margin: Entire, Corollary Shape: Brilliant Fishing Bell At the tip is white and 5 shallow fissures, corolla diameter: 1 cm, where flowers come out: axillary, flowering period: February - April, flower pattern length: 2 cm, flower pattern and calyx color: bright red, fruit type:capsule.

Detailed information

Order
Ericales
Family
Ericaceae
Genus
Enkianthus
Species
E. quinqueflorus
Flower language
Top ()
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Corymb
Petal shape
Campanulate
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Color
Pink
Season
FebMarApr
Height
100 ~ 300 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1

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