African Tulip Tree
Flower NameAfrican Tulip Tree
Formal NameSpathodea campanulata
AliasAfrican Tulip Tree, Fountain Tree, 火焔木
African Tulip Tree (scientific name:Spathodea campanulata) is the evergreen tree of the Bignoniaceae Department Spathodea genus native to Africa. It is also called called African Tulip Tree.Extend the inflorescence from the tip of the branch and put a tulip shaped flower like red in red. Flower which blooms all year round in warmer areas such as Hawaii. On the other kind of red flowers, yellow flower species. After the flower prefix length 20 cm fruit. African tulip tree, Jacaranda(scientific name:Jacaranda mimosifolia) and Royal Poinciana(scientific name:Delonix regia) are three large tropical flower tree.
Common name: African Tulip Tree,Scientific name:Spathodea campanulata ,National Flower: Gabon, Other name:Spathodea, Fountain Tree,Flame-of-the-forest,Nandi Flame, Origin:Palisot Beauvois (Gold Coast, Africa) ,Tree height: 10 to 25 m, leaf shape: feathery compound leaf, leaf color: light green → dark green, radiation generic flower, joint venture flower, inflorescence: scattered inflorescence, inflorescence length: 7 to 8 cm, flower shape: bell shape, flowering period: 3 Medium by hummingbirds, fruit type: podiform, fruit length: 20 cm, fruit shape: yellow in the center, white around the periphery, and disk-shaped with its surroundings transparent, Uses: Park Tree ,Roadside tree.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Leaf typepinnately compound
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
Flowering place(sub-) Tropical area street, planting Botanic garden Okinawa
SeasonMar Apr May Jun Jul Aug
Height1000 ~ 2500 [cm]
Diameter7 ~ 8