Chimonanthus praecox

Chimonanthus praecox

  • Chimonanthus praecox
  • Chimonanthus praecox
  • Chimonanthus praecox
  • Chimonanthus praecox
  • Flower name
    Chimonanthus praecox
  • Scientific name
    Chimonanthus praecox
  • Aliasトウバイ, 蝋梅, wintersweet, Japanese allspice
  • Place of originChina
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, December

What is Chimonanthus praecox

Chimonanthus praecox ,Roubai, wintersweet, or Japanese allspice (scientific name: Chimonanthus praecox) is native to China and is a deciduous broad-leaved shrub belonging to the family Calycanthaceae. From December to February, it produces a translucent pale yellow and aromatic flower. Many flowers are attached to the branches, but the leaves are falling and cannot be seen.

Generic name: Chimonanthus praecox, scientific name: Chimonanthus praecox, also known as Roubai, wintersweet, or Japanese allspice, Origin: China, Leaf shape: oval, phyllodes: opposite, leaf length: 15 cm, leaf width: 4-5 cm, flower color: yellow, flowering period: December to February, flower diameter: 2 cm, flower: flower piece Aggregation, fruit: false fruit.


  • Eye
    Laurales
  • Family
    Calycanthaceae
  • Genus
    Chimonanthus
  • Species
    C. praecox
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
  • Petal shape
    Multi-petaled
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typedeciduous broad-leaved shrub
  • Flower colorscream
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 400.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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