Cup of Gold

Solandra maxima

  •  Cup of Gold
  •  Cup of Gold
  •  Cup of Gold
  •  Cup of Gold
  •  Cup of Gold
  •  Cup of Gold
  •  Cup of Gold
  •  Cup of Gold
  •  Cup of Gold
  •  Cup of Gold
  • Flower name
    Cup of Gold
  • Scientific name
    Solandra maxima
  • AliasGolden cup tree, ウコンラッパバナ, 鬱金喇叭花, Cup of Gold, ゴールデンカップ, ソランドラ・マキシマ, Chalice vine, Solandra maxima
  • Place of originCentral and South America, such as Mexico, Colombia,and Venezuela
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Subtropical region
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, May, December
  • Language of flowersBeautiful dress

What is Cup of Gold

Cup of Gold (scientific name: Solandra maxima) is a native Latin America such as Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, etc. It is a vigorous shrub of family Solanaceae. Flowers are cup-like and big, with a coconut-like aroma. Petals contain five purple-brown lines. Flowers are white or light pale yellow at the time of flowering, and they tend to have a yellow tinge with time and become brown when they are deflated. Flowers dies in a few days. It grows quickly, the vine grows long, flares out from the climb and grows tangled with other trees, branches grow tens of centimeters a day.

Common name: Cup of Gold, scientific name: Solandra maxima, aka: Solandra maxima, Golden chalice vine, Hawaiian lily, Origin: Latin America such as Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela,, vine length: 300 to 700 cm, corolla diameter: 15 to 20 cm, flower color: white and pale yellow to brown discoloration, floweringperiod: From December to May the following year, use: garden plant, medicinal, remarks: toxic plants.


  • Order
    Solanales
  • Family
    Solanaceae
  • Genus
    Solandra
  • Species
    S. maxima
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeVine and shrub
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height300.0 ~ 700.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower15.0 ~ 20.0 cm

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