Adansonia digitata

National flower of Senegal

  • Baobab
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  • Baobab
  • Flower name
  • Scientific name
    Adansonia digitata
  • Aliasアフリカ・バオバブ, Baobab, African Baobab, アダンソニア・ディギタータ, アダンソニア
  • Place of originAfrica, Madagascar and Australia
  • Place of floweringSpecific area
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Baobab

Baobab (scientific name: Adansonia) is a native of Africa etc. It is deciduous trees of thefamily Malvaceae. It is famous as a tree emerging from the prince of the lord (San Tejuperi). The thick trunk branches off at the top, and the appearance that puts out more branches like thin roots is humorous. Extend the flower branches from the branches, put green spherical buds at the tip, white flowers bloom downward. The scientific name is a contribution to the French botanist M. Adanson who discovered and described it in books. Madagascar has varieties such as Za Baobab (scientific name: Adansonia za) and Funny baobab (scientific name: Adansonia fony).

Botanical name: Baobab, Scientific name: Adansonia digitata, National flower: Senegal, also known as African Baobab, Classification name: Plantbird Angiosperms Eminent dicotyledonous elephant, Aoi family Baobab, Origin: Africa, Environment: Savannah region, tree height: 5 to 30 m, tree shape: tokkuri(Japanese sake bottle) shape, leaf order: alternate, leaf length: 10 to 20 cm, flower color: white, flower diameter: 5 to 6 cm, stamen: Flowering period: May to June, flowering time: nighttime, flowering place: axillary, pulp: edible, application: fruits are edible and seasoning, sprouts and young leaves are vegetables .

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    Baobab Tree
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
    palisade compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeDeciduous tree
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height500.0 ~ 3000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 6.0 cm

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