- Flower nameBeaucarnea recurvata
- Scientific nameBeaucarnea recurvata
- Alias徳利蘭, ノリナ, ポニーテールバーム, ポニーテール, Beaucarnea recurvata, pony tail palm, 象の足, elephant's foot
- Place of originMexico
- Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Bonsai, Ornamental plants
- Flowering seasonAugust
What is Beaucarnea recurvata
Beaucarnea recurvata, commonly called as ponytail palm, elephant's foot, or the tokkurilan (scientific name: Beaucarnea recurvata) is a. Native to Mexico, it is a semi-cold hardy evergreen shrub in the genus Beaucarnea. The stem is erect, but the lower part is enlarged like a sake bottle, hence the name. The tree is 4 to 5 m tall, and its slender, stiff leaves, which grow in bunches at the top, resemble ponytails. In summer, small white flowers bloom from the leaf axils in clustered inflorescences.
The tokkuri palm (scientific name: Mascarena lagenicaulis) is in a different family and genus from the tokkuri palm , but it has the same name as the tokuri palm.
Common name: Beaucarnea recurvata, scientific name: Beaucarnea recurvata, aka: ponytail palm, elephant's foot, or the tokkurilan, Ponytail palm, elephant's foot, Origin: Eastern Mexico; Environment: Arid Zone; Life Form: Evergreen Shrub; Height: 4-5 m; Inflorescence: Scattered inflorescences; Flower Color: White, light yellow, yellow; Flowering season: Summer.