Buddleja madagascariensis

Buddleja madagascariensis

  • Buddleja madagascariensis
  • Buddleja madagascariensis
  • Buddleja madagascariensis
  • Buddleja madagascariensis
  • Flower name
    Buddleja madagascariensis
  • Scientific name
    Buddleja madagascariensis
  • AliasBuddleja madagascariensis, Madagascan butterfly bush
  • Place of originendemic to Madagascar
  • Place of floweringOverseas, Sub-alpine, Subtropical region
  • Flowering season

What is Buddleja madagascariensis

Buddleja madagascariensis or Madagascan butterfly bush (Scientiic name: Buddleja madagascariensis), endemic to Madagascar, is an evergreen shrub of the genus Buddleja in the family Scrophulariaceae. It is native to low mountain to subalpine slopes. It is about 1.5-4 meters tall and has dense white or yellow hairs on the young branches and underside of the leaves, while the upper leaf surface is hairless and green. The leaves are narrowly ovate to chivalrous, elliptic, and entire margins and grow in opposite. The inflorescences grow from the tops of the stems or leaf axils and produce long, narrow clusters of fragrant, tubular flowers. The flowers are yellow, orange, or pink, and have four lobes at the tips. In its native place, it blooms on a yearly basis.

Common name: Buddleja madagascariensi、Scientiic name: Buddleja madagascariensis, aka: Madagascan butterfly bush ,smoke bush, Height: 1.5 - 4 m; Leaf Inflorescence: opposite; Leaf blade length: 2 - 12 cm; Leaf shape: narrowly ovate to oval; Leaf width: 1.5 - 7 cm; Petiole length: 2 cm; Leaf margin: entire; Corolla shape: tubular; Corolla length: 1 - 1.3 cm; Flower color: yellow, orange, pink; Flowering season: annual in origin; Fruit shape: elliptic.


  • Order
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Scrophulariaceae
  • Genus
    Buddleja
  • Species
    B. madagascariensis
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life type evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsPink Orange Yellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorPurple White
  • Height150.0 ~ 400.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.4 ~ 0.5 cm

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