Flower Database

Kurume keitou

Basic information
Flower Name
Kurume keitou
Formal Name
Celosia cristata 'kurume keitou'
Alias
久留米鶏頭
Habitat
Garden variety (Asia and Africa)
Morph
One year non-cold-resistant grass
Comment
Kurume keitou( scientific name:Celosia cristata 'Kurume keitou') are varieties of celosia flower similar to the crista galli of the chicken by spherical inflorescence is. 
Generic name: Kurume keitou, Scientific name:Celosia cristata 'Kurume keitou', aka: Celosia, Calais, Origin: garden variety ,South-East Asia-India, plant: 15 cm (dwarf varieties)-native species (60-90 cm)-100 cm (high varieties), leaf: alternate, oval of needle-shaped, leaf arrangement, flowers high: 8-15 cm, flower diameter: 10 cm, color: red, yellow, peach, Flowering period: June-October.
Detailed information
Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Amaranthaceae
Genus
Celosia
Species
C. cristata
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden Ct flower・Flower arrangement Botanic garden cultivated variety Pot flower
Color
Red, Pink, Yellow
Season
Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height
15  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
10  ~ 10