Alinosudama

Hydnophytum formicarum

  • Alinosudama
  • Alinosudama
  • Flower name
    Alinosudama
  • Scientific name
    Hydnophytum formicarum
  • Aliasヒドノフィツム・フォルミカルム, 蟻の巣玉
  • Place of originMalaysia
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Subtropical region
  • Flowering seasonJuly

What is Alinosudama

Alinosudama (scientific name:Hydnophytum formicarum) is a madder, Department of hydnofitsum genus native to Malaysia's Evergreen small trees. It is epiphytic plants epiphytic iwakami, wetlands mangrove trunks and branches, and rock crevices. Nutrition and the feces, carcasses and leftovers of the ants live ants and Ant plant (Ant plant). Branches a few stretches from bloated at the base of the stem tubers (pseudo bulbs). Cortical branches from a green oval-shaped leaves out the opposite. When you started developing tubers and narrow space, higher space maze-like, begins to live ants. Bloom white flowers in the axils, red flowers after the fact. 

Common name: alinosudama (Ant nest ball) scientific name:Hydnophytum formicarum (hydnofitsum formicarum) also known as: hydnofitsum formicarum category name: Plantae Angiosperm gate dicotyledonous plants leash Akane eyes madder, Department of hydnofitsum genus origin: Malaysia living environment: rock crevice, iwakami, wetlands mangrove trunk and branches with epiphytic plants leaf quality of epiphytic living type: Evergreen small trees: cortex leaves: leaves the egg diameter of opposite colors: white flower axils fruit color: Red At the base of the stem: stretch several branches from the bloated tuber (pseudo bulbs). And symbiosis symbiosis tubers in the maze, people making ants: the ants and the feces, carcasses and leftovers of the Ant nutrition Note: species of Ant (Ant plant)


  • Eye
    Gentianales
  • Family
    Rubiaceae
  • Genus
    Hydnofitsum
  • Species
    H. formicarum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Compound scape inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Wheel-shaped
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeSmall shrub Evergreen epiphytic plants
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.8 ~ 1.0 cm

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