Flower Database

Tibouchina urvilleana

Basic information
Flower Name
Tibouchina urvilleana
Formal Name
Tibouchina urvilleana
Alias
Tibouchina urvilleana, 紫紺野牡丹
Habitat
Brazil
Morph
evergreen shrub
Comment
Tibouchina urvilleana or commonly called as Brazilian Spider Flower (Scientific Name: Tibouchina urvilleana) is native to Brazil and is an evergreen shrub of the genus Sibonobotan of the Novothaneaceae. In the summer ~ autumn, a violet flower of purple big fashioned with a shiny Japanese style blooms. Stamens are purple in both short and long. The English name is called "Brazilian Spider Flower" because its origin is Brazil, stamens and anthers (attached to the tip of the stamens) look like spider legs.
In the garden varieties of Sikonobotan, small blooming flower varieties (October - December), "little angel ". Although these are attached with no buttons, it is correct to write it as Siconon Button as it is actually a variant that has improved Shikono Button.
Pink Melastoma(Melastoma candidum) The shortest stamen of Novotan is distinguishable because it is yellow.
Common name: Tibouchina urvilleana, Scientific Name: Tibouchina urvilleana, Also known as: Brazilian Spider Flower, Origin: Brazil, tree height: 1 to 3 m, flower color: purple, number of petals: five, stamens: long, stamens color: purple, blooming period: August - December, leaf order: :Oblong.
Detailed information
Order
Myrtales
Family
Melastomataceae
Genus
Tibouchina
Species
T. urvilleana
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Color
Violet
Season
Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Height
100  ~ 300  [cm]
Diameter
4  ~ 6