Satakentia liukiuensis

Satakentia liukiuensis

  • Satakentia liukiuensis
  • Satakentia liukiuensis
  • Satakentia liukiuensis
  • Satakentia liukiuensis
  • Flower name
    Satakentia liukiuensis
  • Scientific name
    Satakentia liukiuensis
  • Alias八重山椰子
  • Place of originIshigaki Island and Iriomote Island
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June

What is Satakentia liukiuensis

Satakentia liukiuensis , Yaeyama palm or Yaeyama yashi (scientific name: Satakentia liukiuensis) is a unique species of the Yaeyama Islands and is an evergreen tall tree of the family Arecaceae. This alone constitutes one genera. It is a palm growing only on the Yaeyama Islands of Ishigakijima and Iriomote Island, the larger ones are over 25 m. It looks like {{Yusurayashi}}, however the trunk is purple. Leaves are feathered double-leaves and consist of nearly 100 pairs of leaflets, with a leaf length of 5 m. Apply male flowers to the upper part of a spike-shaped inflorescence about 1 m in sex and the female flower on the lower part. Yellow flowers come in spring to early summer. The scientific name "Satakentia" means "Satake" of a person's name, "liukiuensis" means "of Ryukyu". It is listed in the Red Book of the Environment Agency and is regarded as a rare endangered species tree.

Common name: Satakentia liukiuensis , Yaeyama palm or Yaeyama yashi, Scientific name: Satakentia liukiuensis, also known as: Noayashi (Okinawa dialect), Place of Origin: Yaeyama Islands of Ishigaki Island and Iriomote Island , Environment: mountain foot, lifestyle: evergreen tall tree, tree height: 15 to 25 m, tree diameter: 30 cm, leaf color: green, leaf shape: feathered double leaf, leaf length: 5 m, flowering period: April to June, The same strain, inflorescence: spiked inflorescence or conical inflorescence, inflorescence length: 1 m, flower diameter: 1 cm, flower color: yellow, flower attached: 2 pieces, use: garden tree, street tree.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    S. liukiuensis
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
    Pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeEvergreen tree
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1500.0 ~ 2500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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