cananga tree

Cananga odorata

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  •  cananga tree
  • Flower name
    cananga tree
  • Scientific name
    Cananga odorata
  • Aliasイランイラン, Ilang ilang, Ylang ylang, cananga tree
  • Place of originIndonesia
  • Place of floweringSubtropical region
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July, August

What is cananga tree

Ilang ilang, scientific name:Cananga odorata, is a tropical evergreen tree of the Annonaceae Department of the Cananga genus native to Indonesia. Light green leaves and long oval-shaped leaves palmately lobed with 10-20 cm and the. Flowers are blooming in the local anniversary, was at first a white and green and the last is pale orange and withers turns yellow over time. Twist strips and needled about 9 sheets from the leaf axil, leave the petals and droops. 6 to 10 cm in length, and there are numerous stamens and pistils. Turned yellow petals are evening starts out strong fragrance. This petal extract distillation is ylang ylang water it super classy and perfume. Create an aggregate fruit after the flower consists of 9 pieces of fruit. The fruit is black mature. Other extracting essential oils from flowers, trees and garden planting is used.

Generic name: Ilang ilang, scientific name:Cananga odorata, also known as: ylang ylang , cananga tree, origin: India, Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, environments: rainforests, living type: tropical evergreen trees, height: 10-20 m, leaf: oblong, leaf color: light green, leaf length: 10-20 cm, leaf arrangement: alternate, Flower color: white → green → yellow → pale orange (die), Queen: twist long, drooping, from the axils of flowers-needled the petal count: 9 flower length: 6-10 cm, the stamens and pistils number: each number, aroma: flowers in strong fragrance, flowering: anniversary, fruit: purple edible aggregate fruit consisting of nine as the Fruit color: black, uses: aromatherapy (essential oils from flowers), trees, gardens planted.


  • Eye
    Magnoliales
  • Family
    Annonaceae
  • Genus
    Cananga
  • Species
    C. odorata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Multi-petaled
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    Wavy
  • Life typeTropical evergreen tree
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1000.0 ~ 2000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 6.0 cm

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