Flower NameRavenala madagascariensis
Formal NameRavenala madagascariensis
Alias旅人の木, 扇芭蕉, Ravenala madagascariensis, traveller's tree, Ravenala, Traveller's Palm
Morphtropical tall tree
Ravenala madagascariensist, raveler's tree or Tabibitonoki (scientific name: Ravenala madagascariensis) is a species unique to Madagascar and is a tropical tall tree shaped plants in the family Strelitziaceae. It is 1 genus 1 family. It is tall and opens large fan-shaped leaves. Flowers similar to Paradise Regineare blooming. Origin of the flower name is that if you puncture the petiole between the leaves and the stem, water will flow and the traveler will be able to moan the throat, leaves will open in the east and west so that the leaves face the south in plants like sunshine It depends on understanding direction by learning. Another name is called Owisha Basho (Fan Basho), but its origin belongs to the family of Bessho and depends on the leaves opening like fans.
Common name: Ravenala madagascariensist, raveler's tree or Tabibitonoki , Scientific name: Ravenala madagascariensis, aka: traveller's treeTraveller's Palm, Botanical ginseng Scutellaraceae Tabibitonidae, Place of origin: Madagascar, height: 10 to 20 m, leaf length: 2.5 m, leaf color: green.
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
Flowering place(sub-) Tropical area
SeasonMay Jun Jul Aug Sep
Height1000 ~ 2000 [cm]
Diameter20 ~ 20