Durian

Durio zibethinus

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  • Flower name
    Durian
  • Scientific name
    Durio zibethinus
  • AliasDurian
  • Place of originPeninsula Malaysia
  • Place of floweringSubtropical region
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, November, December

What is Durian

Durian (scientific name: Durio zibethinus) is native to the Malaysian peninsula, it is a tropical evergreen tall tree and its fruit of the family Malvaceae. The maximum tree height in nature will be as high as 45 m, but on the farm we are about 10 m so that it is easier to harvest. Bloom cream-colored five-flowered flowers in a scattering inflorescence about 10 times. Flowering season is from November to January which enters the dry season from the rainy season in origin. The fruit is called "king of fruits", it is nutritious and has strong sweetness. However, because it has a strong odor, it is refused even if you buy it in overseas market and bring it to the hotel. Heat the fruit and eat around the seed (temporary seed coat). "Durio" in the genus name is derived from "duri" (spur) in Malay, "zibethinus" in species species means "with fragrance of musk". By the way, it is Mangosteen called "The Queen of Fruits".

Common name: Durian zibethinus, Scientific name: Durio zibethinus, Place of origin: Malaysia Peninsula, Life type: Tropical evergreen tall tree, Tree height: 20 ~ 45 m, leaf color: dark green, leaf shape: oblong ellipse, leaf height: 10 to 20 cm, leaf width: 5 cm, leaf order: alternate, flower color: light yellow, inflorescence type: scattering inflorescence, petal number: 5 Flower color: light yellow, flower diameter: 1.5 cm, fruit weight: 5 kg, fruit shell (hull): hard and covered with spines, fruit color: gray green, pulp: light yellow, edible portion: edible flesh , Special note: There is a bad smell.


  • Order
    Malvales
  • Family
    Malvaceae
  • Genus
    Durio
  • Species
    D. zibethinus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typetropical evergreen tall tree and its fruit
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height2000.0 ~ 4500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 1.5 cm

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