Flower Database

Ginkgo

Basic information
Flower Name
Ginkgo
Formal Name
Ginkgo biloba
Alias
Ginkgo, Maidenhair Tree, 公孫樹
Habitat
China
Morph
Deciduous tree
Comment
Ginkgo (scientific name:Ginkgo biloba l.) is a deciduous trees of Ginkgo biloba in China. Flowering in the spring. Leaf has a unique slot in Central sector. Has green leaves in the summer and leaves Golden in autumn, the leaves in the winter. It is wind-pollinated pollen scattered by wind in the dioecious. Male and female flowers leaves and leaves at the same time. Tokyo Prefecture (City) wood and wood, has been used to design such as a strip of the emblem of the University of Tokyo, bus, truck, road fence. The leaf is medicinal in folk medicine in diabetes, nocturnal enuresis, cough and phlegm out. [Ging] my (Ginkgo biloba), said food and fruits in autumn. A thin dividing the white shells, in light brown, yellowish-green fruit appears. Cook it, bake, steam, and cooking. Waving nishime giblet soup and luxury Restaurant style with colorful, salt typical dish, skewered, baked Ginkgo baked. Poisoned by ginkgolic acid as an ingredient and eat too much, so caution is required.  
Generic name: Ginkgo
scientific name:Ginkgo biloba L.,
aka: maidenhair tree ,
origin: China, height: 20-40 m, leaves: fan-shaped leaf width: 5 ~ 7 cm: male and female, different strains, flowering April-May, with male: axillary spikes, male length: 2-3 cm, only female: ovule dispersal for pollen, wind, season: April-May, fruiting period: September-October, seed shape: spherical, seed size: 2-3 cm, Applications: trees, street trees, Park trees, heating fruits for processing, such as chopping or carving wood, Peel the shells to edible
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
Color
Green, Cream
Season
Apr May
Height
2000  ~ 4000  [cm]
Diameter
0.5  ~