Rhodomyrtus tomentosa

Rhodomyrtus tomentosa

  • Rhodomyrtus tomentosa
  • Rhodomyrtus tomentosa
  • Rhodomyrtus tomentosa
  • Rhodomyrtus tomentosa
  • Flower name
    Rhodomyrtus tomentosa
  • Scientific name
    Rhodomyrtus tomentosa
  • AliasRhodomyrtus tomentosa, 天人花
  • Place of originSoutheast Asia
  • Place of floweringGarden, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August

What is Rhodomyrtus tomentosa

Rhodomyrtus tomentosa or Ten-ninka (scientific name: Rhodomyrtus tomentosa) is an evergreen shrub in the genus Rhodomyrtus in the family Myrtaceae, native to Southeast Asia. It is about 1 m tall, with elliptical leaves that grow opposite each other. In summer, pink flowers 3 cm in diameter are produced in the leaf axils. The post-flowering flesh of the cones is red and edible. It is an ornamental plant.

Common name: Rhodomyrtus tomentosa, Scientific name: Rhodomyrtus tomentosa, aka:Ten-ninka , Shrub height: 1 m, Leaf shape: oval, Lead inflorescence: opposite, Flower inflorescence: monophyletic, Flowering place: leaf axils, Flowering season: July-August, Flower diameter: 3 cm, Flower color: pinkish-purple, Fruit color: blackish brown, Fruit: edible, Fruit type: plumose fruit, Fruiting season: August-October. Fruit color: green to dark purple, Flesh color: red, Use: Ornamental.


  • Order
    Myrtales
  • Family
    Myrtaceae
  • Genus
    Rhodomyrtus
  • Species
    R. tomentosa
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Multi-petaled
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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