Spachea perforata

Spachea perforata

the national flower of St. Vincent and the Grenadine

  • Spachea perforata
  • Spachea perforata
  • Flower name
    Spachea perforata
  • Scientific name
    Spachea perforata
  • AliasSoufriere Tree
  • Place of originPanama to northern Brazil, Cuba, and Trinidad and Tobago
  • Place of floweringOrchard, Ornamental plants
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July, August, September

What is Spachea perforata

Soufriere Tree (scientific name: Spachea perforata) is a tropical evergreen shrub of the Spachea species of the Malpighiaceae family, native to Panama to northern Brazil, Cuba, and Trinidad and Tobago. It is found in moist forests. It is the national flower of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and is honored as the "Jewel of St. Vincent and the Antilles.

Common name: Soufriere Tree, scientific name: Spachea perforata, leaf shape: lanceolate to lanceolate, leaf length: 5-10 cm, leaf width: 2.5 cm, inflorescence Form: pendant clusters, inflorescence length: 5-7.5 cm, Propagation: cuttings.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    S. perforata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Caudal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
    Inverted lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeTropical Evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height200.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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