Chinese flame tree

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    Chinese flame tree @ Koishikawa Botanical Garden
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    Chinese flame tree @ Koishikawa Botanical Garden
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    Chinese flame tree @ University of Tokyo campus
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    Chinese flame tree @ University of Tokyo campus
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    Chinese flame tree @ University of Tokyo campus
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    Chinese flame tree @ University of Tokyo campus
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    Chinese flame tree @ University of Tokyo campus

Basic information

Flower Name
Chinese flame tree
Formal Name
Koelreuteria bipinnata
Alias
Chinese flame tree, Chinese golden rain tree
Habitat
China
Morph
deciduous broad-leaved trees

Comment

What is Chinese flame tree

Chinese flame tree, or Ohmokugenji (scientific name: Koelreuteria bipinnata) is deciduous broad-leaved trees of the family Sapindaceae in native China. It is growing native west of central Honshu im Japan. In autumn, a yellow flower blooms horizontally in a conical inflorescence extending from a branch. The name is based on the fact that leaves are larger than Mokugenji.

Common name: Chinese flame tree or Ohmokugenji, Scientific name: Koelreuteria bipinnata,aka: Chinese flame tree, Chinese golden rain tree, Marbanomokuggenji, golden Origin: China, Living type: Takagi, habitat distribution: native to the west of central Honshu, height: 10 to 20 m, bark color: brownish, leaf shape: odd number 2 times Feathery compound leaves, leaves Introduction: Compounds from the first round, Alternate to the second round, Sawtooth of the leaflets: Young trees are heavy saw teeth, Mature trees are all edges, leaf height: 10 cm, leaf color: green to yellow (autumn), bisexual flower, inflorescence Shape: conical inflorescence, flowering period: September to October, inflorescence length: 30 cm, flower color: yellow, petal length: 7 cm, flower diameter: 1 cm, number of calyx: 8, number of petals: 1, degenerate , Number of stamens: 8, fruit bag color: pink color, fruit season: October to November, fruit bag length: 5 cm, seed length: 0.5 to 0.7 cm, seed color: black, number of seeds: 3, Application: rosary symbol tree, cemetery tree, temple tree, from the seeds.

Detailed information

Order
Sapindales
Family
Sapindaceae
Genus
Koelreuteria
Species
K. bipinnata
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Bipinnate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Graveyard、Temple
Color
Yellow
Season
SepOct
Height
1500 ~ 2000 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1

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