Galphimia gracilis

Galphimia glauca

  • Galphimia gracilis
  • Galphimia gracilis
  • Galphimia gracilis
  • Galphimia gracilis
  • Galphimia gracilis
  • Galphimia gracilis
  • Galphimia gracilis
  • Galphimia gracilis
  • Flower name
    Galphimia gracilis
  • Scientific name
    Galphimia glauca
  • Aliasゴールド・シャワー, 金虎の尾, Gold Shower, Rain of gold
  • Place of originTropical America, such as Mexico
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse, Subtropical region
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September, October

What is Galphimia gracilis

Galphimia glauca is a small non-cold-resistant evergreen shrub in the family Malpighiaceae native to tropical America, such as Mexico. In late spring to autumn, the raceme is extended to produce many small yellow five-petaled flowers. The leaves are egg-shaped and bright green. In Japan, it blooms in greenhouses, while in the place of origin it blooms annually. The same family has acerola.

Common name: Galphimia glauca, scientific name:Galphimia glauca, aka: Gold shower, Rain of gold, Place of origin: Tropical America, such as Mexico, Living type: Standing non-cold-tolerant evergreen small shrub, Tree height: 1 - 1.5 m, Leaf shape: egg-shaped, Leaf color: light green (front), light gray (back), Inflorescence: alternate, Flower color: yellow, Flower diameter: 1-2 cm, Inflorescence: raceme, Inflorescence length: 15 cm, Number of petals: 5, Flowering period: May - October (perennial in the origin), Fruit type: capsule, Use: plant, terminal plant.


  • Eye
    Malpighiales
  • Family
    Malpighiaceae
  • Genus
    Galphimia
  • Species
    G. gracilis
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeSmall non-cold-resistant Evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 150.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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