Mickey mouse plant

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    Mickey mouse plant @ Tokyo medical botanical garden
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    Mickey mouse plant @ Tokyo medical botanical garden
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    Mickey mouse plant @ Tokyo medical botanical garden
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    Mickey mouse plant @ Greenhouse of Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
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    Mickey mouse plant @ Tokyo medical botanical garden
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    Mickey mouse plant @ Tokyo medical botanical garden
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    Mickey mouse plant @ Greenhouse of Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
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    Mickey mouse plant @ Greenhouse of Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Mickey mouse plant
Formal Name
Ochna serrulata
Alias
Mickey mouse plant
Habitat
South Africa
Morph
Evergreen shrub

Comment

What is Mickey mouse plant

Mickymouse Tree, scientific name:Ochna serrulata) is an evergreen shrubs of the Ochnaceae Department of ocna genus native to South Africa. In the spring, blooms small yellow 5 petaled flower. Red sepals, stamens remaining petals are now shedding, but fun. In the flower bed with spherical fruit. Flower name depends on the shades of red and black look like Mickey Mouse's face. Part part looks like a red face and ears look like flowers, black or green eyes is a fruit. The fruit first in green after black. Eyes are not necessarily two is a charm. Naming win as it is to resemble a flower name is widely beloved character. Because it achieves small, thin and low wood in unexpectedly to miss out on. Feel of the fruit is similar to harlequin glory(scientific name: Clerodendrum trichotomum)which is another Department of another genus .

Common name: Mickymouse Tree, scientific name:Ochna serrulata, aka: ocna serrata, Mickey mouse plant, bird's eye bush, small-leaved plane, c arnival ochna, country of origin: South Africa, distribution: tropical and subtropical forests, height:1.5~2.5m, leaf, leaf quality: thicker cortex, leaf: oblong, Leaf blade length: 3-6 cm, leaf width: 1-1, 5 cm, leaf serrated, leaf arrangement alternate, radial symmetry, inflorescence shape: single paragraph flowers, flowering: May-August, petals number; 5, flower color: yellow, flower diameter:1.5-2cm, Calyx color: purple, Berry type: drupe, fruiting period: June-October Fruit color: Green-Black.

Detailed information

Order
Malpighiales
Family
Ochnaceae
Genus
Ochna
Species
O. serrulata
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Greenhouse
Color
Yellow
Season
MayJunJulAug
Height
150 ~ 250 [cm]
Diameter
1.5 ~ 2

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