Abelmoschus esculentus

Abelmoschus esculentus

  • Abelmoschus esculentus
  • Abelmoschus esculentus
  • Abelmoschus esculentus
  • Abelmoschus esculentus
  • Abelmoschus esculentus
  • Abelmoschus esculentus
  • Flower name
    Abelmoschus esculentus
  • Scientific name
    Abelmoschus esculentus
  • Aliasアメリカネリ, Okra
  • Place of originNortheastern Africa
  • Place of floweringField
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August

What is Abelmoschus esculentus

Abelmoschus esculentus (scientific name:Abelmoschus esculentus) is a non-hardy perennial or annual plants of the family Malvaceae. It is a vegetable called in Japanese "Okura" is unusual. It is native to temperate regions of Northeastern Africa-in tropical regions, the leaf is palmate, pale yellow petals with dark red Central. Flower blooms from the night until the morning. Young pods are edible and are sticky and a unique flavor. Star-shaped cross section is usually a round of Okinawa. It is a nutrient-rich vegetables contain many vitamins. How to Cook as tempura, or boilling, can be used for salad or soup. Is summer season, but all year around. Watching the flowers primarily, Hanaoka (scientific name:Abelmoschus manihot, okra flower).

Generic name: Abelmoschus esculentus, scientific name:Abelmoschus esculentus, aka: Okura, origin: Northeastern Africa, environment: temperate to tropics, life type: non-hardy perennials and annual grass, a plant : 200 cm. leaf: palmate, margin serrate, leaf arrangement: alternate, flower color: yellow petals with Center day flowering time: night of the dark red flowers, flowering: from July to August: petals five, fruit: capsule and ripens fruit, edible parts: young pods, flavor: sticky, fruit length: 10-20 cm, sectional shape: star-shaped, round, Fruits: Columnar, be pointed tips, pros: nutrient-rich, cooked as tempura, boilling, dressing, soup, season: summer (hit all year round).


  • Order
    Malvales
  • Family
    Malvaceae
  • Genus
    Abelmoschus
  • Species
    A. esculentus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    Palm shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeNon-hardy perennial and annual grasses
  • Flower colorsYellow cream
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 6.0 cm

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