Dillenia philippinensis

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    Dillenia philippinensis @ Singapore Botanic Gardens
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    Dillenia philippinensis @ Singapore Botanic Gardens
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    Dillenia philippinensis @ Singapore Botanic Gardens
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    Dillenia philippinensis @ Singapore Botanic Gardens

Basic information

Flower Name
Dillenia philippinensis
Formal Name
Dillenia philippinensis
Alias
Philippines Simpoh, Dillenia philippinensis, Katoman
Habitat
Filipino
Morph
Evergreen tree

Comment

What is Dillenia philippinensis

Dillenia philippinensis is an evergreen tree of the family Dilleniaceae genus Dillenia native to the Philippines.It grows wild for the forest which is high humidity of the tropics and does like water and sunlight.The leaf resembles the leaf of the loquat, and a leaf vein is clear into long pieces. In the center of five-petaled white flower, florid stamens swell. One piece of petal comes loose and falls, and spherical fruit becomes after a flower, but does not become to be edible. Because flower blooms one after another, and a petal is scattered steadily, and fruit becomes, a flower and fruit exist at the same time.

Common name: Dillenia philippinensis, scientific name:Dillenia philippinensis, aka: Philippines Simpoh, Katoman, origin: Philippine inherent species, habitat: humid in the tropics Forest margin, living type: evergreen tall tree, height: 10 to 15 m, leaf size: large, leaf length: 15 to 30 cm leaves Shape: ovoid to elliptical, leaf color: green, leaf edge: saw tooth, flower diameter: 15 to 20 cm, number of petals: 5, number of sepals: 5, flower color: white, pink color: bright red, flower pillar : Many in filiform form, flowering period: dry season such as April, fruit shape: spherical, fruit diameter: 7 to 10 cm, edible and unavoidable of fruits: inequalities.

Detailed information

Order
Dilleniales
Family
Dilleniaceae
Genus
Dillenia
Species
D. philippinensis
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Botanic garden(sub-) Tropical areaSpecific area
Color
White
Season
AprMay
Height
1000 ~ 1500 [cm]
Diameter
15 ~ 20

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