African Tulip Tree

Spathodea campanulata

The national flower of Gabon

  • African Tulip Tree
  • African Tulip Tree
  • African Tulip Tree
  • African Tulip Tree
  • African Tulip Tree
  • African Tulip Tree
  • African Tulip Tree
  • African Tulip Tree
  • African Tulip Tree
  • African Tulip Tree
  • African Tulip Tree
  • African Tulip Tree
  • Flower name
    African Tulip Tree
  • Scientific name
    Spathodea campanulata
  • AliasAfrican Tulip Tree, Fountain Tree, 火焔木
  • Place of originAfrica
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Subtropical region, Okinawa, Streets, Planting
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May, June, July, August
  • Language of flowersReputation

What is African Tulip Tree

African Tulip Tree (scientific name:Spathodea campanulata) is the evergreen tree of the Bignoniaceae Department Spathodea genus native to Africa. It is also called called African Tulip Tree.Extend the inflorescence from the tip of the branch and put a tulip shaped flower like red in red. Flower which blooms all year round in warmer areas such as Hawaii. On the other kind of red flowers, yellow flower species. After the flower prefix length 20 cm fruit. African tulip tree, Jacaranda(scientific name:Jacaranda mimosifolia) and Royal Poinciana(scientific name:Delonix regia) are three large tropical flower tree.

Common name: African Tulip Tree,Scientific name:Spathodea campanulata ,National Flower: Gabon, Other name:Spathodea, Fountain Tree,Flame-of-the-forest,Nandi Flame, Origin:Palisot Beauvois (Gold Coast, Africa) ,Tree height: 10 to 25 m, leaf shape: feathery compound leaf, leaf color: light green → dark green, radiation generic flower, joint venture flower, inflorescence: scattered inflorescence, inflorescence length: 7 to 8 cm, flower shape: bell shape, flowering period: 3 Medium by hummingbirds, fruit type: podiform, fruit length: 20 cm, fruit shape: yellow in the center, white around the periphery, and disk-shaped with its surroundings transparent, Uses: Park Tree ,Roadside tree.


  • Eye
    lamiids
  • Family
    Bignoniaceae
  • Genus
    Spathodea
  • Species
    S. grandiflora
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    Pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen tree
  • Flower colorsOrange
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1000.0 ~ 2500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower7.0 ~ 8.0 cm

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