Saraca thaipingensis

Saraca thaipingensis

  • Saraca thaipingensis
  • Saraca thaipingensis
  • Saraca thaipingensis
  • Saraca thaipingensis
  • Saraca thaipingensis
  • Saraca thaipingensis
  • Flower name
    Saraca thaipingensis
  • Scientific name
    Saraca thaipingensis
  • AliasSaraca thaipingensis, Yellow saraca, イエロー・サラカ, Yellow Ashoka
  • Place of originMalay Peninsula and Thailand
  • Place of floweringSubtropical region
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April

What is Saraca thaipingensis

Yellow Ashoka, Yellow Saraca or Saraca thaipingensis (scientific name: Saraca thaipingensis) is a non-cold-tolerant evergreen tall treein the family Fabaceae, native to the Malay Peninsula and Thailand. It is a close relative of Ashoka tree (scientific name:Saraca indica) . From January to April, small yellow flowers (actually, sepals) are clustered in cone-shaped inflorescences that extend from the branches and bloom like a ball. New pale purple leaves hang long on the tips of branches.

Generic name: Saraca thaipingensis, Scientific name: Saraca thaipingensis, another name: Yellow saraca, Yellow Ashoka, Place of origin: Malay Peninsula, Living type: Non cold-tolerant evergreen tree Height: 15 m, new leaves: pale purple with long hanging tips, Flowering period: January to April, Inflorescence: conical sparse inflorescences, small flowers: yellow, no petals, sepals dense, number of sepals: 4, number of stamens: 4.


  • Eye
    Fabales
  • Family
    Fabaceae
  • Genus
    Saraca
  • Species
    S. thaipingensis
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    Pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typenon-cold-tolerant evergreen tall tree
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1200.0 ~ 1500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 1.5 cm

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