Leucaena leucocephala

Leucaena leucocephala

  • Leucaena leucocephala
  • Leucaena leucocephala
  • Leucaena leucocephala
  • Leucaena leucocephala
  • Flower name
    Leucaena leucocephala
  • Scientific name
    Leucaena leucocephala
  • Alias銀合歓, White Popinac, Leucaena leucocephala, Faux mimosa
  • Place of originMexico
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Park
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May, June, July, August, September, October
  • Language of flowersHeartbreak, joy

What is Leucaena leucocephala

Leucaena leucocephala,or Gin-nem (scientific name: Leucaena leucocephala) is native to Mexico and is an evergreen shrub of the genus Legume family. It is a naturalized plant from South America. Leaves are alternating with even number two feathered compound leaves. In the early summer, a large number of white or light yellow-green stamens are gathered and flowers that look like white hemispheres bloom. At night, close the leaves together to sleep. It is a leguminous plant, but butterfly shaped flowers peculiar to the legume family do not bloom. In similar flowers, there is a nemokei (pleated tree) that makes pink flowers bloom.

Common name: Leucaena leucocephala or Gin-nem, Scientific name: Leucaena leucocephala, aka: White Popinac, Leucaena, Faux mimosa, Origin: Mexico, tree height: 5 to 7 m, tree shape: inverted umbrella, bark: gray brown, leaf color: green, flower color: white, inflorescence diameter: 5 cm, flowering period: March to October, fruit shape: ellipse Shape, Seed shape: Oval shape, Seed color: Brown.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    L. leucocephala
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
    2 times pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeevergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height500.0 ~ 700.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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