Ixora coccinea

Ixora coccinea

One of Myanmar's national flower

  • Ixora coccinea
  • Ixora coccinea
  • Ixora coccinea
  • Ixora coccinea
  • Ixora coccinea
  • Ixora coccinea
  • Flower name
    Ixora coccinea
  • Scientific name
    Ixora coccinea
  • Aliasベニバナサンタンカ, Ixora coccinea, Scarlet jngleflame, jungle geranium, 紅花山丹花, イクソラ, アカバナサンタンカ
  • Place of originIndia
  • Place of floweringSubtropical region, Okinawa
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Language of flowersGet excited

What is Ixora coccinea

Ixora Coccinea (scientific name: Ixora coccinea) is a tropical evergreen shrub of Santonca genus of the Rubiaceae family in Indian origin. In Japanese name it is safflower suntanka (safflower mountain flower). It is a member of Santanka, and it scatters the floret where the tip of the orange or peach colored corolla is cleaved 4. The leaves are small and slender. A red little fruit becomes after the flower and it becomes ripe and black as the days go by
Issokkokkinaaa is similar to Santanka, but the fact that the tip of the flower piece is pointed elliptical and that the leaves are small is different. In the same genus, Santanka (Ikki Tanaka, Ixora chinensis) that makes rounded small flowers, Kibana Santanka (Yellow flower Tangera, Ixora coccinea lutea, also known as Yellow flame of the woods, Yellow ixora) that blooms in white flowers, (White flower mountain ivy flower, Ixora parviflora), made big and rounded big leaves blooming bigger brilliant flowers Ixora Duffy (Ixora duffii). Like Saranoki and Karin, it is one of the national flowers of Myanmar.

Common name: Ixora coccinea, Scientific name: Ixora coccinea, National Flower: Myanmar,aka: Akabana Santanka, Safflower Sankaka, Scarlet jngleflame, jungle geranium, flame of the woods, jungle flame,Origin: India, tree height: 100 to 300 cm, leaf order: leaf shape: leaf shape: lanceolate shape, leaf margin: all edges, radial symmetry Flower, inflorescence type: scattering inflorescence, place of flower: stem apex and axilla, flower color: orange · yellow · peach, flowering period: anniversary (especially May to August), use: cut flowers, potted plants, gardening.


  • Eye
    Gentianales
  • Family
    Rubiaceae
  • Genus
    Ixora
  • Species
    I. coccinea
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Wheel-shaped
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeTropical Evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsOrange
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.5 cm

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