Osmanthus aurantiacus

Osmanthus fragrans var. aurantiacus

  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Flower name
    Osmanthus aurantiacus
  • Scientific name
    Osmanthus fragrans var. aurantiacus
  • Aliasケイカ, 桂花, 丹桂, Fragrant olive, 金木犀
  • Place of originChina
  • Place of floweringGarden, Park
  • Flowering seasonSeptember, October
  • Language of flowersmodesty

What is Osmanthus aurantiacus

In Japan, representatives of fragrant flowers are Spring Daphne(scientific name:Daphne odora), summer Gardenia (scientific name: Gardenia jasminoides), and Autumn Osmanthus aurantiacus (Kinmokusei, sceientific name: Osmanthus fragrans var. Aurantiacus).

Osmanthus aurantiacus, Fragrant olive, or Kinmokusei (scientific name: Osmanthus fragrans var. Aurantiacus) is native to China,and it is evergreen tall tree of the family Oleaceae. The leaves are green, boat shape, wall thickness, cortex. In the autumn, we add a lot of small yellow flower orange flowers that are fragrant to the inflorescences stretching from the axilla. The corolla is a bell shape and the tip is split four. There are two stamens in male flowers. Flowers are used to make potpourri and Keika sake.

Generic name: Kinmokusei or Osmanthus aurantiacus, scientific name: osmanthus fragrans var. Aurantiacus, aka:Fragrant olive, birth place: China, Tree height: 3 to 4 m, bark: gray brown, trunk well branched and dense leaves, single leaves, leaf length: 5 to 9 cm, Leaf width: 2 to 4 cm, leaf order: saliva, leaf shape: oblong / lanceolate shape, leaf quality: glossy in cortex, petiole: yes, leaf margin: all edges that are slightly undulating, Flower color: Orange, number of stamens: 2, fruit type: fruit type: stone fruit, fruit shape (flower shape: flower pattern: flower pattern: flower pattern: flower pattern: floral pattern: yes, corolla: bell shape / : Oval shape, Number of seeds: 1, Because there is only a male in Japan, fruits are not fruited, Use: garden tree, flowers are Keika tea and Keikasyu.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Oleaceae
  • Genus
    Osmanthus
  • Species
    O. fragrans var. aurantiacus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen small trees
  • Flower colorsOrange
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height300.0 ~ 400.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.5 cm

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