Flower Database

drought Lotus tree

Basic information
Flower Name
drought Lotus tree
Formal Name
Camptotheca acuminata
Alias
Cancer tree, Tree of Life, Happy tree, 喜樹, 旱蓮木
Habitat
China
Morph
Deciduous tree
Comment
Drought Lotus tree , scientific name:Camptotheca acuminata, is a deciduous tree native to China of the cornaceae. Flower that blooms in the summer, the Leucaena leucocephala (Silver Huan), similar seenfrom fruits of fall looks like chestnuts. And here near the fruit, chestnuts, light has a small soft short form. Large oblong and glossy leaves, leaf veins are clearly. Leaves are hairless, but the dense hairy leaves behind at the base. The leaves are palmately lobed with branches to. Give the purple edible aggregate fruit globular yellow flowers bloom in the summer, the yellow in the fall. Applications, and anti-cancer effect is medicinal materials such as trees and furniture, paper materials, fruits, roots, stem a familynd leaves. This anti-cancer effect, esters, known as Cancer tree, the Tree of Life, and the Happy tree. However, the side effects are stronger in the current is not used. That joy represents thriving posterity from in China, the life-force of camptotheca acuminata strongly having a number of fruit trees, called GJ .
Common name: drought Lotus tree, Scientific name:Camptotheca acuminata, Aka: Cancer tree, Tree of Life, Happy tree, Origin: China, living type: deciduous trees, height: 30 m, leaf: oblong, leaf arrangement: alternate, lamina length: 15-25 cm, leaf width: 5-10 cm, veins: clear, dense fluff the hair: none (front), base (back), Foliage: glossy stock, flowering: from July, September, flower color: pale yellow → yellow, Berry type: purple edible aggregate fruit, set fruit diameter: 3 cm, fruiting period: from October December ,fruit color: yellow-green, fruit shape: spherical, applications: trees, furniture, paper materials, medicinal (anti-cancer effects), medicinal parts: fruit, root, stem and leaves
Detailed information
Order
Cornales
Family
Cornaceae
Genus
Camptotheca
Species
C. acuminata
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Double Cymes
Petal shape
Cross
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Botanic garden
Color
Cream
Season
Jul Aug Sep
Height
2000  ~ 3000  [cm]
Diameter
0.1  ~ 0.2