- Flower nameAlchornea trewioides
- Scientific nameAlchornea trewioides
- Alias大葉紅柏, Alchornea trewioides
- Place of originsouthern China
- Place of floweringGarden, Park, Ornamental plants
- Flowering seasonApril, May
What is Alchornea trewioides
Alchornea trewioides (Alchornea trewioides) is a deciduous shrub native to southern China, belonging to the Euphorbiaceae family. The large, bright red shoots are conspicuous. The leaves are larger than those of the Japanese native Acanthopanax sciadophylloides).
Common name: Alchornea trewioides, scientific name: Alchornea trewioides,, origin: China, tree height: 1 to 3 m, leaf order: alternate, leaf shape Leaf shape: heart-shaped, leaf length: 15-25 cm, leaf width: 7-14 cm, leaf margin: serrate, leaf color: red (shoots) → salmon-pink (young leaves) → greenish-white (after one month) → green, greenish-blue (after one month) , Dioecious, Female flowers: borne in bunches in leaf axils, petal-less, with 3 red thread-like corolla, bracts and sepals; male flowers: pinnate inflorescences, small starfish-shaped yellow flowers, 8 stamens; flowering period: April-May; fruit type: capsule; fruit stage: June-July; uses: garden, park, color leaf.