Flower Database

Alinosudama

Basic information
Flower Name
Alinosudama
Formal Name
Hydnophytum formicarum
Alias
ヒドノフィツム・フォルミカルム, 蟻の巣玉
Habitat
Malaysia
Morph
Small shrub Evergreen epiphytic plants
Comment
Alinosudama (scientific name:Hydnophytum formicarum) is a madder, Department of hydnofitsum genus native to Malaysia's Evergreen small trees. It is epiphytic plants epiphytic iwakami, wetlands mangrove trunks and branches, and rock crevices. Nutrition and the feces, carcasses and leftovers of the ants live ants and Ant plant (Ant plant). Branches a few stretches from bloated at the base of the stem tubers (pseudo bulbs). Cortical branches from a green oval-shaped leaves out the opposite. When you started developing tubers and narrow space, higher space maze-like, begins to live ants. Bloom white flowers in the axils, red flowers after the fact. 
Common name: alinosudama (Ant nest ball) scientific name:Hydnophytum formicarum (hydnofitsum formicarum) also known as: hydnofitsum formicarum category name: Plantae Angiosperm gate dicotyledonous plants leash Akane eyes madder, Department of hydnofitsum genus origin: Malaysia living environment: rock crevice, iwakami, wetlands mangrove trunk and branches with epiphytic plants leaf quality of epiphytic living type: Evergreen small trees: cortex leaves: leaves the egg diameter of opposite colors: white flower axils fruit color: Red At the base of the stem: stretch several branches from the bloated tuber (pseudo bulbs). And symbiosis symbiosis tubers in the maze, people making ants: the ants and the feces, carcasses and leftovers of the Ant nutrition Note: species of Ant (Ant plant)
Detailed information
Order
Gentianales
Family
Rubiaceae
Genus
Hydnofitsum
Species
H. formicarum
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Double Cymes
Petal shape
Car
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Botanic garden (sub-) Tropical area
Color
White
Season
Height
10  ~ 60  [cm]
Diameter
0.8  ~ 1