Flower Database

Morinda citrifolia

Basic information
Flower Name
Morinda citrifolia
Formal Name
Morinda citrifolia l.
Alias
noni, 八重山青木, Indian Mulberry, Great Morinda
Habitat
Indonesia
Morph
Tropical Evergreen small trees
Comment
Noni , scientific name:mrinda citrifolia L., is a tropical evergreen tree of the Rubiaceae department , of the Morinda genus native to Indonesia. Grows wild in the Ogasawara Islands and Okinawa Prefecture in Japan. Morinda citrifolia in Japanese (known as Yaeyama mountains Aoki. Because it grows near the coast, a hollow fruit lightly hitched a ride, are widely spread overseas. Bloom white funnel-shaped flowers in the flower heads. Top 5 tear flowers. Anniversary flowers in place of origin consists of fruits, in Japan blossomed in summer. Each floret is finished blooming I was after a little fruit and will set fruit. Red root dyes and the bark is yellow
common names: noni , scientific name:Morinda citrifolia L., aka: Morinda citrifolia , Yaeyama Aoki , Indian Mulberry, Great Morinda, origin: Indonesia, environment: coast, height: 1-5 m, leaf;: there is entire and leaf quality: cortical thickness and glossy, phyllotaxis: opposite, leaf: wide oval, stipule: aerobic, inflorescences form:: flower heads, Flower diameter:1.5-2cm, petals number: 5, fruit: drupe complex fruit, mental: egg, fruit color: green → yellow → white, fruit length: 10 – 20 cm, uses: the berries and leaves are edible and stained medicinal bark and roots
Detailed information
Order
Gentianales
Family
Rubiaceae
Genus
Morinda
Species
M. citrifolia
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Head
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Broad elliptic
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical area Okinawa Specific area
Color
White
Season
Jul
Height
100  ~ 500  [cm]
Diameter
1.5  ~ 2