Flower Database

Aleurites montana

Basic information
Flower Name
Aleurites montana
Formal Name
Vernicia cordata
Alias
油桐, 毒荏, Vernicia cordata, アレウリテス・モンタナ, Aleurites montana, tung, tung-oil tree
Habitat
Angola and Nepal
Morph
Evergreen tree
Comment
Aleurites montana, scientific name:Vernicia cordata , is in Angola and Nepal native, and is an evergreen tree of the depatment Chamaesyce , of the genus Vernicia. Take the oil, and imports from China, has been wild in warm climates. Japan's Kanto West-the native of Okinawa. In the large heart-shaped leaves Kiri (Kiri) resembles a have a long petiole reddish. Leaves are three-lobed in the shoots. Monoecious with Unisexual flowers, i.e., the same trees bloom, male and female. Male and female resident panicles in different branches. And fall intact male, pistillate petals is divided into the fall. Blooms early summer, resembling a cherry blossom petal. At the base of the flower is first gradually changes in yellow red. 尖razu tip-bian spherical drupe consisting of flowers after the, contains three seeds in the Groove. Tung oil are collected and squeeze the seeds, is used in paint, glaze and waterproof and print. Said doke (poison perilla) with a different name, is not edible. Park trees will be planted. Fruit spherical tip is gutter spike is not, and aleurites Montana (Guangdong Tung) is similar, but no pattern to the nectary aleurites Montana.
Common name: Aleurites montana, scientific name:Vernicia cordata, aka: Tung, Doce, Aleurites Montana , Tung-oil tree, place of origin: Angola, Nepal, distribution: West of Kanto Japan-Okinawa, height: 8-15 m, tree: growing slender bark color: pale grey-brown, Monoecious Unisexual (male and female flowers bloom tree) flowers, leaf shape: heart shaped be pointed tips, Leaf arrangement: alternate-leaf length: 15-20 cm, flowering 1 vs glands: the leaves at the base period: may-flower color: white paper in June, at the base pale yellow → pink, petals number: five, flower diameter: 2 cm, 尖razu tip in the amygdala spherical fruit, fruit diameter Groove that: 2-2.5 cm, seed: 3
Detailed information
Order
Malpighiales
Family
Chamaesyce
Genus
Vernicia
Species
V. cordata
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Cordate
Leaf edge
incision
Flowering place
park
Color
White
Season
May Jun
Height
800  ~ 1500  [cm]
Diameter
2  ~ 2