Ixora chinensis

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    Ixora chinensis @ Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome
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    Ixora chinensis @ Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome

Basic information

Flower Name
Ixora chinensis
Formal Name
Ixora chinensis
Alias
Chinese ixora, Ixora chinensis
Habitat
Southern China to Malaysia
Morph
Tropical Evergreen shrub

Comment

What is Ixora chinensis

Ixora chinensis or commony called as Chinese ixora (scientific name: Ixora chinensis) is a tropical evergreen shrub in the family Rubiaceae native to southern China to Malaysia. A red-orange colored carved crown has four tears, rounded four-valve flowers are brought together in 20-30 rings to make a semispherical bloom in a double-inflorescence inflorescence.
The genus name "Ixora" is Sanskrit word "Iswara" and "Shiva god". The seed name "chinensis" represents "Origin of China" of origin.

Types of wild flowers


There are the following flowers in the same genus.
Ixora-coccinea Grows flowering inflorescences and makes cross-shaped orange and pink florets bloom there.
● Ixora coccinea lutea, also known as Yellow flame of the woods, Yellow ixora, produces yellow flowers.
● Ixora parviflora, English name: White ixora, has white flowers.
Ixora duffii is rounded and has large large leaves. Blooms a big crimson flower.
Ixora chinensis extending the inflorescence and rounding 20 to 30 rounded red-orange florets to form a hemisphere.

xora chinensi information


Generic name:xora chinensi , Scientific name: Ixora chinensis, Place of Origin: South China-Malaysia, Lifestyle: Tropical evergreen shrub, Tree height: 50-100 cm, Leaf shape: Oval shape, phyllord: opposite, leaf margin: whole edge, leaf height: 5-12 cm, leaf width: 2-5 cm, petiole: yes, inflorescence diameter: 5 to 10 cm, corolla: car-shaped, with 4 split ends and flat open, inflorescence diameter: 1 cm, inflorescence length: 2-3 cm, corolla color: orange, Place of flower: Apex and axilla, Number of stamens: 4, Number of pistils: 1, Style: Two stigmas, Flowering period: Anniversary (especially from May to August), Fruit type: berry, fruit shape: spherical, fruit diameter: 0.5 cm, fruit color: purple red, seed diameter: 0.3 cm, number of seeds: 2.

Detailed information

Order
Gentianales
Family
Rubiaceae
Genus
Ixora
Species
I. chinensis
Flower language
Joy (Mar 15)
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
Car
Leaf type
Cylindrical
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Orange
Season
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Height
50 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1

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