Flower Database

Aleurites moluccanus

Basic information
Flower Name
Aleurites moluccanus
Formal Name
Aleurites moluccana
Alias
candlenut tree, ロウソクの実 , kukui, candlenut, 燭果樹, 石栗
Habitat
Malay Peninsula
Morph
Deciduous tree
Comment
Aleurites moluccana , is commonly called candlenut tree, is a deciduous tree in the genus Aleurites , Euphorbia department of Malaya:. A lot of small white flowers blooms in umbels. It is Monoecious. Can be all of the stem, bark, flowers, fruit trees are very useful. Flowers is known as the ray of the island of Hawaii. Extract, topical cream paint cut stomach and would be remedies for constipation. Small fruit (kukui nut) oil, can be used for pulping, canoeing and candle paint varnish, hairdressing, etc. In addition, thickened by heating, such as curry dishes and is used to give a rich spice.
Bark is mixed with water in the form of juice dye clothing, tattoos, etc are used.
Common name: Aleurites moluccana , scientific name:Aleurites moluccana,
also known as:Kukui, candle nut, kukui (Hawaiian), candlenut, kukui, candle nut, ishikuri, fruit candle black Tung oil tree, iron Tung, oil fruits
origin: Malay Peninsula, living type: deciduous trees, bark: dark gray, height: 15-25 m, leaf shape: ovate-lanceolate, leaf: three-lobed, leaf arrangement: alternate, leaf length 10-20 cm petiole length:0.6~1m, Monoecious, Flower, umbel, petals: five, flower color: white-pale yellow, flowering period: April-October, fruit: berries, fruit diameter: 2-5 cm, fruiting period: October-December
Detailed information
Order
Malpighiales
Family
Euphorbiaceae
Genus
Aleurites
Species
A. moluccanus
Flower type
Other
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Repand
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical area
Color
Cream, White
Season
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Height
1500  ~ 2500  [cm]
Diameter
0.5  ~ 0.5