Flower Database

Ginkgo biloba tree

Basic information
Flower Name
Ginkgo biloba tree
Formal Name
Ginkgo biloba
Alias
Ginkgo, Maidenhair Tree, 公孫樹
Habitat
China
Morph
Deciduous tree
Comment
Ginkgo biloba tree (scientific name: Ginkgo biloba L.) is native to China and is a deciduous tree of the family Ginkgoaceae. The leaves are fan-shaped with a distinct cut in the center. The leaves are green in early summer, fall to golden in autumn and fall in winter. A wind-borne flower in which pollen is scattered by the wind in different sexes. Male and female flowers appear at the same time as the leaves. Trees are considered to be prefectural (metropolitan) trees in Tokyo, and are used for the design of the University of Tokyo school emblem, metropolitan buses, garbage trucks, road fences, etc. Leaves are said to be effective in folk remedies for diabetes, nocturnal enuresis, cough, and chopping.
Common name: Ginkgo tree, Scientific name: Ginkgo biloba L., alias: Ginnan, Ginkgo biloba, Ginkgo, Origin: China, Tree height: 20- 40 m, leaf shape: fan shape, leaf width: 5-7 cm, hermaphrodite, flowering period: April-May, male flower: spiked per leaf bud, male flower length: 2-3 cm, female flower: ovule only, pollen Splashing method: Wind, scattering time: April-May, fruiting period: September-October, seed shape: spherical, seed diameter: 2-3 cm, use: tree for street tree, park tree, wood cutting board For processing such as carving and sculpture, the fruit is heated to peel off the shell for food.
Detailed information
Order
Ginkgoales
Family
Ginkgoaceae
Genus
Ginkgo
Species
G. biloba
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Sensu
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden street, planting Graveyard、Temple park
Color
Green, Cream
Season
Apr May
Height
2000  ~ 4000  [cm]
Diameter
0.5  ~ 0.5