- Flower nameSphaerocoryne affinis
- Scientific nameSphaerocoryne affinis
- AliasRumduol, ロムドゥオル, スフェロコリネ・アフィニス, Mitrella mesnyi
- Place of origin tropical regions such as Thailand and Cambodia
- Place of floweringSubtropical region
- Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, December
What is Sphaerocoryne affinis
Rumduol (scientific name: Sphaerocoryne affinis←synonym: Mitrella mesnyi) is a tropical tree & fruit of the genus Sphaerocoryne of the family Annonaceae, native to tropical regions such as Thailand and Cambodia. It is also called by its scientific name, Spherocorine affinis. It is considered the national flower of Cambodia. The tree is 8-12 m tall, with a diameter of 20-30 cm, and produces yellow-white, strongly aromatic flowers in the evenings and nights from December to March. The fruits are edible and used to make lipstick and flavor confections, and the stems are used for building materials.
Common name: Rumduol, scientific name: Sphaerocoryne affinis, synonym: Mitrella mesnyi, height: 8-12 m, diameter: 20-30 cm, Life Form: tropical tree & fruit tree, Phyllotaxy: alternate, Flower Color: yellowish white, Aroma: strongly fragrant, Flowering Period: December to March, Flowering Time: evening to night, Uses: garden tree, park tree, lipstick, cake flavoring, building material (stems), fruit.