Pachypodium geayi

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    Pachypodium geayi @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Pachypodium geayi @ Kyoto Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Pachypodium geayi
Formal Name
Pachypodium geayi
Alias
Madagascar palm
Habitat
Madagascar
Morph
Evergreen Succulent Shrub

Comment

Pachypodium geayi (scientific name:Pachypodium geayi) is endemic to Madagascar, is an Evergreen succulent with high tree of the apocynaceae family. Bark is silvery white wood body spines covered are. At the point of origin growing in arid regions, so wood is spongy and stores water. Crowding the linear leaves at the top of the stem. Thin leaves. Leaves are pink in rib in ash green. There are three needle-like spines at the base of the leaves, leaves remain spines. Spring blooms white plumeria flowers in cymes. Asymmetric flower is a flower, the petals are cylindrical to tip a 5 deep the fissure. On the inside of the flower stamens. Apocynaceae flower so buds are wound in a spiral.

Common name: pachypodium geayi
scientific name:Pachypodium geayi
aka: pachypodium gene Madagascar Palm (Pachypodium geayi) (Madagascar palm)
origin: Southwestern Madagascar, environment: arid, life type: Evergreen succulent with high trees, height: 800-1000 cm, coated with a spine in the bark color: silver white.  Wood: in the sponge-like, water-friendly, leaf: leaves linear, crowding atop the trunk, leaf quality: thin leaf length: 30 cm leaf width: 2 cm leaf color: gray green pink midrib, asymmetric flower, inflorescences form: cymes, flower diameter: 3-5 cm, flower, white, flowering period: March-may

Detailed information

Order
Gentianales
Family
Apocynaceae
Genus
Pachypodium
Species
P. geayi
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
High cup
Leaf type
Linear
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Color
White
Season
MarAprMay
Height
800 ~ 1000 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 5

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