Almond

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    Almond @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Almond @ Tokyo Metropolitan Medical Plant Garden
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    Almond @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Almond @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Almond @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)
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    Almond @ Tokyo Metropolitan Jindai Botanical Park

Basic information

Flower Name
Almond
Formal Name
Amygdalus dulcis
Alias
Almond
Habitat
The western part of Asia
Morph
deciduous tall tree

Comment

Almond, scientific name:Amygdalus dulcis, is a deciduous tree of the Amygdalus genus of the Rosaceae department native to Western Asia. Flowers bloom ago the leaves expand. Spring, a short floral print top, light pink-white five-petaled flowers. Production in Japan Southern California United States, Australia is known in the Shodo-Shima Island and overseas. Takagi is has about 5 m in height for picking. Consists of fruit in the summer. It is part of the seed is edible. You use the seed Peel hard shell bagged seeds in a fry Primarily, almond cookies, chocolate almonds, sliced and used as topping for curries. Contains nutrients are vitamin E, zinc, magnesium, and insoluble plant fibers, etc.. Chinese desserts include apricot kernel tofu is eaten in Japan in addition to the milk almond essence is solidified.

Generic name: Almond , scientific name:Amygdalus dulcis, Prunus dulcis, origin: Western Asia, living type: deciduous tree, Habitat distribution: Japan, southern Europe, United States California and Australia, height: 4-10 m, leaf shape: lanceolate to broad lanceolate, leaf blade: 10 cm, 2.5 cm petiole, leaf margin: shallow serrations, flower diameter: 3-7 cm, flowers: 5, Radial symmetry and floral: a short flowering period: March-April, flower color: light pink-white flower, fruit shape: oval-shaped, fruit-: drupe, fruiting period: July-August, type: sweet and bitter kind. Bitter seeds are toxic, purpose: to as nuts and edible seeds.

Detailed information

Order
Rosales
Family
Rosaceae
Genus
Amygdalus
Species
A. dulcis
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Wide-Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Orchard
Color
Pink, White
Season
MarApr
Height
400 ~ 1000 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 7

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