Almond

Amygdalus dulcis

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  • Flower name
    Almond
  • Scientific name
    Amygdalus dulcis
  • AliasAlmond, ヘントウ, ハタンキョウ
  • Place of originThe western part of Asia
  • Place of floweringOrchard
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April

What is Almond

Almond, scientific name:Amygdalus dulcis, is a deciduous tree of the Amygdalus genus of the Rosaceae department native to Western Asia. Flowers bloom ago the leaves expand. Spring, a short floral print top, light pink-white five-petaled flowers. Production in Japan Southern California United States, Australia is known in the Shodo-Shima Island and overseas. Takagi is has about 5 m in height for picking. Consists of fruit in the summer. It is part of the seed is edible. You use the seed Peel hard shell bagged seeds in a fry Primarily, almond cookies, chocolate almonds, sliced and used as topping for curries. Contains nutrients are vitamin E, zinc, magnesium, and insoluble plant fibers, etc.. Chinese desserts include apricot kernel tofu is eaten in Japan in addition to the milk almond essence is solidified.

Generic name: Almond , scientific name:Amygdalus dulcis, Prunus dulcis, origin: Western Asia, living type: deciduous tree, Habitat distribution: Japan, southern Europe, United States California and Australia, height: 4-10 m, leaf shape: lanceolate to broad lanceolate, leaf blade: 10 cm, 2.5 cm petiole, leaf margin: shallow serrations, flower diameter: 3-7 cm, flowers: 5, Radial symmetry and floral: a short flowering period: March-April, flower color: light pink-white flower, fruit shape: oval-shaped, fruit-: drupe, fruiting period: July-August, type: sweet and bitter kind. Bitter seeds are toxic, purpose: to as nuts and edible seeds.


  • Eye
    Rosales
  • Family
    Rosaceae
  • Genus
    Amygdalus
  • Species
    A. dulcis
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typedeciduous tall tree
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height400.0 ~ 1000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 7.0 cm

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