Callistemon bottlebrush

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    Callistemon bottlebrush @ Koto-ku(Tokyo)
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    Callistemon bottlebrush @ Koto-ku(Tokyo)
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    Callistemon bottlebrush @ Greenhouse of Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Callistemon bottlebrush
Formal Name
Callistemon speciosus
Alias
Callistemon, Bottle brush
Habitat
Australia
Morph
Cold-resistant Evergreen small trees

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What is Callistemon bottlebrush

Callistemon bottlebrush, ( scientific name: Callistemon speciosus ) is a hardy evergreen small trees of the family myrtaceae native to Australia. Leaves are firm quality of leather and are grow each other to a branchares. The shape of the leaves are tin linear shape , cover needle form, or boat-shape with green. There is not the petal, and there are a lot of stamen and pistils. A lot of filaments gathered in looking like a flower. One filament diameter is several millimeters. An inflorescence diameter is 10-20 cm. The color of the filament is cerise or white and a lot of filaments gather to the inflorescence and become into a brush forms. Yellow anthers of the stamen tip glitter such as gold. Fruit becomes after a flower, but there is the property that fruit is broken, and a seed is scattered if a tree dies of a forest fire without being available to a tree until caught in a forest fire, and starting a seed.

Common name: Callistemon bottlebrush, scientific name: Callistemon speciosus, aka: callistemon ,brush wood, Cedar leaf brush trees, Bottle brush
origin: Australia, height: 200-500 cm, length: 7-10 cm, leaf length:0.5 cm, Inflorescences form: spikes, petal color: green, flowers (filament) colors: red, white, flowers high: 15 cm, inflorescence size: 10-20 cm, flowering period: March-July, fruit: capsule and ripens fruit.

Detailed information

Order
Myrtales
Family
Myrtaceae
Genus
Callistemon
Species
C. speciosus
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
polypetalo
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Red, White
Season
MarAprMayJunJul
Height
200 ~ 500 [cm]
Diameter
10 ~ 20

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