Malabar chestnut

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    Malabar chestnut @ Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome
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    Malabar chestnut @ Amami-Oshima
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    Malabar chestnut @ TOBA SEA-FOLK MUSEUM

Basic information

Flower Name
Malabar chestnut
Formal Name
Pachira glabra
Alias
Pachira glabra , Guiana chestnut, Malabar chestnut, French peanut, provision tree, saba nut, Wild cocoa, Water chestnut, Pachira aquatica, Pachira
Habitat
Mexico, Brazil, Peru
Morph
Evergreen tree

Comment

What is Malabar chestnut

Cayenne nuts , scientific name:Pachira glabra , is native to Mexico, Brazil, Peruand is an evergreen tree of the Malvaceae department , of the pachira genus. In the trunk is cavernous, the bloated at the base.

Generic name: Cayenne nuts, scientific name:Pachira glabra, former scientific name:Pachira aquatica, also known as: Aquatica glabra, Malabar chestnut, French peanut, Guiana chestnut, provision tree, saba nut, Wild cocoa, Water chestnut, life type: evergreen trees, flower: green-white, yellow-white, inflorescence shape: Cup-shaped flowers, fruit type: capsule and ripens fruit, fruit length: 10 ~ 30 cm, fruit shape: obovate, seeds: Brown, spherical,

Detailed information

Order
Malvales
Family
Malvaceae
Genus
Pachira
Species
P. glabra
Flower type
Other
Flower array
Cup
Petal shape
polypetalo
Leaf type
Palmate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
foliage plant
Color
Green, White
Season
MayJunJulAugSep
Height
500 ~ 1800 [cm]
Diameter
2 ~ 3

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