Cantua buxifolia 'Tricolor'
- Flower nameCantua buxifolia 'Tricolor'
- Scientific namecantua buxifolia 'Tricolor'
- AliasTricolor, cantua buxifolia, カントゥ―タ ブキシフォリア, トリコロール, Magic flower
- Place of originBolivia, northern Chile, and Peru
- Place of floweringHigh mountain, Overseas, Specific area
- Flowering seasonApril, May
What is Cantua buxifolia 'Tricolor'
Cantua buxifolia (scientific name: Cantua buxifolia ) is an evergreen shrub in the family Polemoniaceae, native to Bolivia, northern Chile, and Peru. It is also called Inca flower, Flor del Inca, Magic Flower, Cantuta, and Quantuta. It is native to the hot and humid climatic zones of the Andes (high mountains). The flowers are red at the tube and tip. It has been selected as the national flag of Peru. It is a bird-borne flower, transmitted by hummingbirds.
Cantua buxifolia 'Tricolor' (scientific name: Cantua Cantua buxifolia 'Tricolor') is a variety of Cantua buxifolia (scientific name: Cantua buxifolia). The flowers are yellow tubular with a red tip and green calyx, the colors of the Bolivian flag, and have been selected as the national flower of Bolivia.
Common name: Cantua buxifolia 'Tricolor', scientific name: Cantua buxifolia 'Tricolor', native to Bolivia, northern Chile, Peru, habitat. Andes (high mountains), Tree height: 400 cm, tree width: 250 cm, flower diameter: 5-7.5 cm, flowering season: spring, special note: bird-borne