Flower Database

Egyptian Starcluster

Basic information
Flower Name
Egyptian Starcluster
Formal Name
Pentas lanceolata
Alias
Egyptian star flower, ペンタス・ランケオラタ, エジプシャン ・スターフラワー, 草山丹花, Pentas lanceolata
Habitat
Madagasar, tropical Africa and Arabian Peninsula
Morph
Perennial or annual grass
Comment
Egyptian Starcluster , called Pentas, or Pentas lanceolata, scientific name: Pentas lanceolata , is a non-cold-resistant or is an annual grass of the Rubiaceae family native to Madagasar, tropical Africa and Arabian Peninsula. The pointed tip is lanceolate or oval-shaped leaves, leaf veins on the leaf surface roughness has clearly. Spring through fall, funnel-shaped Tip 5 crack the star-shaped florets hemispherical compacted, bloom. Similar to Ixora flower. However, Ixora is for trees (evergreen shrub) and 4-petaled flowers bloom, star-shaped five-petaled flower (penta = 5) flower herb with pentas. Also has rounded petals of bouvardia bouvardia blooms four-valve, but the leaf veins are inconspicuous.
Common name: Egyptian Starcluster , scientific name:Pentas lanceolata, also known as : pentaz lanceolata, origin: tropical Africa and Arabian Peninsula, height: 20-40 cm, leaf shape: ovate, veins clear, blooms: single leaf margin: entire, phyllotaxis: vs., flower color: peach, red, red, white and blue-violet, lavender and white picotee, single blooming,double blooming, The flowering time: from March to October, flower diameter: 7 cm, florets diameter:1-1.5cm
Detailed information
Order
Gentianales
Family
Rubiaceae
Genus
Pentas
Species
P. lanceolata
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Double Cymes
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden cultivated variety Pot flower
Color
Red, Pink, Blue, Violet, White
Season
Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height
20  ~ 40  [cm]
Diameter
1  ~ 1.5