Red powderpuff

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    Red powderpuff @ Greenhouse of Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
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    Red powderpuff @ Greenhouse of Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
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    Red powderpuff @ Greenhouse of Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
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    Red powderpuff @ Greenhouse of Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Red powderpuff
Formal Name
Calliandra haematocephala
Alias
Calliandra, Red Powederpuff, Calliandra haematocephala
Habitat
Bolivia, Peru, Brazil
Morph
Tropical Evergreen shrub

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What is Red powderpuff

Red Powder Puff (Scientific name: Calliandra haematocephala) is a tropical evergreen shrub of the family Fabaceae that makes hemispherical flowers like red cosmetic puffs bloom. What looks like a flower is an aggregate of stamen. In the same department, the tree height is higher than Kari Andor · eriophylla (Calliandra eriophylla) also called hinemu (scallet agreement). It is similar to 'Ohi'a Lehua. There is also (White Powederpuff(学名:Calliandra haematocephala Hassk,'Alba') which makes white flowers, and Emalginata (Calliandra emarginata) which made an elliptical leaf of Mexico originating in red flowers.

Common name: Red Powder puff, Scientific name: Calliandra haematocephala, aka: Ohbenigokan, Calliandra Haematocephala, Origin: Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, Tree Height: 3 to 5 m, Leaves: Alternative, Alternate, Seedling, Seedling, Leaf shape: 2 times Feathery compound leaf, small leaf height: 1.5 cm, leaf shape: oblong and pointed, flower color: red, flowering period: December to May, inflorescence shape: dome shape ~ spherical head flower shape, flower diameter : 8 to 10 cm, fruit: pods.

Detailed information

Order
Fabales
Family
Fabaceae
Genus
Calliandra
Species
C. haematocephala
Flower language
Ode to joy ()
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Bipinnate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Greenhouse(sub-) Tropical area
Color
Red
Season
JanFebMarAprMayDec
Height
300 ~ 500 [cm]
Diameter
8 ~ 10

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