Chinese flame tree

Koelreuteria bipinnata

  • Chinese flame tree
  • Chinese flame tree
  • Chinese flame tree
  • Chinese flame tree
  • Chinese flame tree
  • Chinese flame tree
  • Chinese flame tree
  • Chinese flame tree
  • Chinese flame tree
  • Chinese flame tree
  • Chinese flame tree
  • Chinese flame tree
  • Chinese flame tree
  • Chinese flame tree
  • Flower name
    Chinese flame tree
  • Scientific name
    Koelreuteria bipinnata
  • Aliasマルバノモクゲンジ, Golden-rain tree, ゴールデンレインツリー, Chinese flame tree, Chinese golden rain tree, フクロミモクゲンジ
  • Place of originChina
  • Place of floweringCemetery & Temple
  • Flowering seasonSeptember, October

What is Chinese flame tree

Chinese flame tree, or Ohmokugenji (scientific name: Koelreuteria bipinnata) is deciduous broad-leaved trees of the family Sapindaceae in native China. It is growing native west of central Honshu im Japan. In autumn, a yellow flower blooms horizontally in a conical inflorescence extending from a branch. The name is based on the fact that leaves are larger than Mokugenji.

Common name: Chinese flame tree or Ohmokugenji, Scientific name: Koelreuteria bipinnata,aka: Chinese flame tree, Chinese golden rain tree, Marbanomokuggenji, golden Origin: China, Living type: Takagi, habitat distribution: native to the west of central Honshu, height: 10 to 20 m, bark color: brownish, leaf shape: odd number 2 times Feathery compound leaves, leaves Introduction: Compounds from the first round, Alternate to the second round, Sawtooth of the leaflets: Young trees are heavy saw teeth, Mature trees are all edges, leaf height: 10 cm, leaf color: green to yellow (autumn), bisexual flower, inflorescence Shape: conical inflorescence, flowering period: September to October, inflorescence length: 30 cm, flower color: yellow, petal length: 7 cm, flower diameter: 1 cm, number of calyx: 8, number of petals: 1, degenerate , Number of stamens: 8, fruit bag color: pink color, fruit season: October to November, fruit bag length: 5 cm, seed length: 0.5 to 0.7 cm, seed color: black, number of seeds: 3, Application: rosary symbol tree, cemetery tree, temple tree, from the seeds.


  • Eye
    Sapindales
  • Family
    Sapindaceae
  • Genus
    Koelreuteria
  • Species
    K. bipinnata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    2 times pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life type deciduous broad-leaved trees
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1500.0 ~ 2000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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