Red powderpuff

Calliandra haematocephala

  • Red powderpuff
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  • Red powderpuff
  • Red powderpuff
  • Red powderpuff
  • Red powderpuff
  • Red powderpuff
  • Red powderpuff
  • Flower name
    Red powderpuff
  • Scientific name
    Calliandra haematocephala
  • Aliasオオベニゴウカン, Calliandra, Red Powederpuff, カリアンドラ・ハエマトケファラ, Calliandra haematocephala, 紅合歓花, 大紅合歓, レッド・パウダーパフ
  • Place of originBolivia, Peru, Brazil
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse, Subtropical region
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, May, December
  • Language of flowersOde to joy

What is Red powderpuff

Red Powder Puff (Scientific name: Calliandra haematocephala) is a tropical evergreen shrub of the family Fabaceae that makes hemispherical flowers like red cosmetic puffs bloom. What looks like a flower is an aggregate of stamen. In the same department, the tree height is higher than Kari Andor · eriophylla (Calliandra eriophylla) also called hinemu (scallet agreement). It is similar to 'Ohi'a Lehua. There is also (White Powederpuff(学名:Calliandra haematocephala Hassk,'Alba') which makes white flowers, and Emalginata (Calliandra emarginata) which made an elliptical leaf of Mexico originating in red flowers.

Common name: Red Powder puff, Scientific name: Calliandra haematocephala, aka: Ohbenigokan, Calliandra Haematocephala, Origin: Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, Tree Height: 3 to 5 m, Leaves: Alternative, Alternate, Seedling, Seedling, Leaf shape: 2 times Feathery compound leaf, small leaf height: 1.5 cm, leaf shape: oblong and pointed, flower color: red, flowering period: December to May, inflorescence shape: dome shape ~ spherical head flower shape, flower diameter : 8 to 10 cm, fruit: pods.


  • Eye
    Fabales
  • Family
    Fabaceae
  • Genus
    Calliandra
  • Species
    C. haematocephala
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    2 times pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeTropical Evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsRed
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height300.0 ~ 500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower8.0 ~ 10.0 cm

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