Malabar chestnut

Pachira glabra

  • Malabar chestnut
  • Malabar chestnut
  • Malabar chestnut
  • Malabar chestnut
  • Malabar chestnut
  • Malabar chestnut
  • Flower name
    Malabar chestnut
  • Scientific name
    Pachira glabra
  • AliasPachira glabra , Guiana chestnut, Malabar chestnut, French peanut, provision tree, saba nut, Wild cocoa, Water chestnut, Pachira aquatica, パキラ・アクアティカ, パキラ・グラブラ, パキラ, Pachira
  • Place of originMexico, Brazil, Peru
  • Place of floweringOrnamental plants
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September

What is Malabar chestnut

Cayenne nuts , scientific name:Pachira glabra , is native to Mexico, Brazil, Peruand is an evergreen tree of the Malvaceae department , of the pachira genus. In the trunk is cavernous, the bloated at the base.

Generic name: Cayenne nuts, scientific name:Pachira glabra, former scientific name:Pachira aquatica, also known as: Aquatica glabra, Malabar chestnut, French peanut, Guiana chestnut, provision tree, saba nut, Wild cocoa, Water chestnut, life type: evergreen trees, flower: green-white, yellow-white, inflorescence shape: Cup-shaped flowers, fruit type: capsule and ripens fruit, fruit length: 10 ~ 30 cm, fruit shape: obovate, seeds: Brown, spherical,


  • Order
    Malvales
  • Family
    Malvaceae
  • Genus
    Pachira
  • Species
    P. glabra
  • Type of flower
    Other
  • Array of flower
    Cup-shaped inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Multi-petaled
  • Leaf type
    palisade compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Entire
  • Life typeEvergreen tree
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height500.0 ~ 1800.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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