Cup of Gold

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    Cup of Gold @ Toropical Dream Center(Okinawa)
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    Cup of Gold @ Toropical Dream Center(Okinawa)
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    Cup of Gold @ Toropical Dream Center(Okinawa)
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    Cup of Gold @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Cup of Gold @ Kyoto Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Cup of Gold
Formal Name
Solandra maxima
Alias
Golden cup tree, Cup of Gold, Chalice vine, Solandra maxima
Habitat
Central and South America, such as Mexico, Colombia,and Venezuela
Morph
Vine and shrub

Comment

What is Cup of Gold

Cup of Gold (scientific name: Solandra maxima) is a native Latin America such as Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, etc. It is a vigorous shrub of family Solanaceae. Flowers are cup-like and big, with a coconut-like aroma. Petals contain five purple-brown lines. Flowers are white or light pale yellow at the time of flowering, and they tend to have a yellow tinge with time and become brown when they are deflated. Flowers dies in a few days. It grows quickly, the vine grows long, flares out from the climb and grows tangled with other trees, branches grow tens of centimeters a day.

Common name: Cup of Gold, scientific name: Solandra maxima, aka: Solandra maxima, Golden chalice vine, Hawaiian lily, Origin: Latin America such as Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela,, vine length: 300 to 700 cm, corolla diameter: 15 to 20 cm, flower color: white and pale yellow to brown discoloration, floweringperiod: From December to May the following year, use: garden plant, medicinal, remarks: toxic plants.

Detailed information

Order
Solanales
Family
Solanaceae
Genus
Solandra
Species
S. maxima
Flower language
Beautiful dress ()
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Botanic garden(sub-) Tropical areaGarden
Color
Orange, Yellow, Cream, White
Season
JanFebMarAprMayDec
Height
300 ~ 700 [cm]
Diameter
15 ~ 20

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