Flower Database

Cup of Gold

Basic information
Flower Name
Cup of Gold
Formal Name
Solandra maxima
Alias
Golden cup tree, 鬱金喇叭花, Cup of Gold, ソランドラ・マキシマ, Chalice vine, Solandra maxima
Habitat
Central and South America, such as Mexico, Colombia,and Venezuela
Morph
Vine and shrub
Comment
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 type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Botanic garden (sub-) Tropical area Garden
Color
Orange, Yellow, Cream, White
Season
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Dec
Height
300  ~ 700  [cm]
Diameter
15  ~ 20