Flower Database

Pereskia grandifolia

Basic information
Flower Name
Pereskia grandifolia
Formal Name
Pereskia grandifolia
Alias
大葉麒麟, Pereskia grandifolia, ペレスキア・グランディフォリア
Habitat
Brazil
Morph
non-tuberous shrub
Comment
Pereskia grandifolia (scientific name: Pereskia grandifolia) is native to Brazil and is a non-tuberous shrub of the Cactaceae family. It grows naturally in dry forest like savanna on site. There are thorns in the trunk and the leaf side of the cactus. The big leaves are obovated. Only in the daytime in summer, a lot of deep peach flowers gather and bloom. It makes put fruits similar to pears after flowers. Leaves are edible as vegetables.

Common name: Pereskia grandifolia, Scientific name: Pereskia grandifolia, Origin: Brazil, Environment: savanna, dried forest, life type : Non-tuber root shrub, height of plant height: 200 to 500 cm, leaf length: 10 to 20 cm, leaf width: 5 cm, leaf shape: inverted ovary, flower stem: 3 to 5 cm, flower color: rich pink, flowering period: May to 7 Fruit shape: simulated, use: Leaves are eaten as vegetables only during the day in the moon. features: There are spines in the original species of cactus, trunk / leaf axil.
Detailed information
Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Cactaceae
Genus
Pereskia
Species
P. grandifolia
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
polypetalo
Leaf type
Obovate
Leaf edge
Thorn-like
Flowering place
Greenhouse Botanic garden Specific area
Color
Pink
Season
May Jun Jul
Height
200  ~ 500  [cm]
Diameter
3  ~ 5