- Flower nameRhodomyrtus tomentosa
- Scientific nameRhodomyrtus 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.