Flower Database

African Tulip Tree

Basic information
Flower Name
African Tulip Tree
Formal Name
Spathodea campanulata
Alias
African Tulip Tree, Fountain Tree, 火焔木
Habitat
Africa
Morph
Evergreen tree
Comment
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 ,Other name:Spathodea, Fountain Tree,Flame-of-the-forest,Nandi Flame,Origin:Palisot Beauvois (Gold Coast, Africa) ,Tree height: 10 ~ 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.
Detailed information
Order
lamiids
Family
Bignoniaceae
Genus
Spathodea
Species
S. grandiflora
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Corymb
Petal shape
Campanulate
Leaf type
pinnately compound
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical area street, planting Botanic garden Okinawa
Color
Orange, Yellow
Season
Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug
Height
1000  ~ 2500  [cm]
Diameter
7  ~ 8