Durian

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    Durian @ Okinawa Iland
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    Durian @ Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome
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    Durian @ Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome

Basic information

Flower Name
Durian
Formal Name
Durio zibethinus
Alias
Durian
Habitat
Peninsula Malaysia
Morph
tropical evergreen tall tree and its fruit

Comment

What is Durian

Durian (scientific name: Durio zibethinus) is native to the Malaysian peninsula, it is a tropical evergreen tall tree and its fruit of the family Malvaceae. The maximum tree height in nature will be as high as 45 m, but on the farm we are about 10 m so that it is easier to harvest. Bloom cream-colored five-flowered flowers in a scattering inflorescence about 10 times. Flowering season is from November to January which enters the dry season from the rainy season in origin. The fruit is called "king of fruits", it is nutritious and has strong sweetness. However, because it has a strong odor, it is refused even if you buy it in overseas market and bring it to the hotel. Heat the fruit and eat around the seed (temporary seed coat). "Durio" in the genus name is derived from "duri" (spur) in Malay, "zibethinus" in species species means "with fragrance of musk". By the way, it is Mangosteen called "The Queen of Fruits".

Common name: Durian zibethinus, Scientific name: Durio zibethinus, Place of origin: Malaysia Peninsula, Life type: Tropical evergreen tall tree, Tree height: 20 ~ 45 m, leaf color: dark green, leaf shape: oblong ellipse, leaf height: 10 to 20 cm, leaf width: 5 cm, leaf order: alternate, flower color: light yellow, inflorescence type: scattering inflorescence, petal number: 5 Flower color: light yellow, flower diameter: 1.5 cm, fruit weight: 5 kg, fruit shell (hull): hard and covered with spines, fruit color: gray green, pulp: light yellow, edible portion: edible flesh , Special note: There is a bad smell.

Detailed information

Order
Malvales
Family
Malvaceae
Genus
Durio
Species
D. zibethinus
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical area
Color
Cream
Season
JanNovDec
Height
2000 ~ 4500 [cm]
Diameter
1.5 ~ 1.5

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