fairy duster

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Basic information

Flower Name
fairy duster
Formal Name
Calliandra eriophylla
Alias
Calliandra, fairy duster
Habitat
Tropical America
Morph
tropical evergreen shrub

Comment

What is fairy duster

Fairy duster (scientific name: Calliandra eriophylla) is a tropical evergreen shrub of the family Fabaceae native to tropical America. Hemispheric flowers like red cosmetic puffs bloom. But what looks like a flower is an aggregate of stamen. It is a flower like Reduced Powder Puff (Red Powder Puff) called a companion Scalable Flower(Scientific Name: Calliandra haematocephala). Blooming flowers like red pink nemunoki (leaf tree), the leaves are like nemunoki and close at night. It is similar to 'Ohi'a Lehua.

Common name: Fairy duster, Scientific name: Calliandra eriophylla , aka: fairy duster, Benigokan , Hinemu, Calliandra eriophylla, Calliandra ,tree: 1.5 meters tall, flower color: red, flowering period: April to November, flower shape: dome shape, flower size: 5 cm .

Detailed information

Order
Fabales
Family
Fabaceae
Genus
Calliandra
Species
C. eriophylla
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Head
Petal shape
Butterfly
Leaf type
Ternate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Greenhouse(sub-) Tropical area
Color
Red
Season
AprMayJunJulAugSepOctNov
Height
100 ~ 150 [cm]
Diameter
5 ~ 5

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