Tabernaemontana horstii

Tabernaemontana pachysiphon

  • Tabernaemontana horstii
  • Tabernaemontana horstii
  • Flower name
    Tabernaemontana horstii
  • Scientific name
    Tabernaemontana pachysiphon
  • AliasTabernaemontana pachysiphon, 矮性サンユウカ, Tabernaemontana horstii
  • Place of origin tropical eastern Africa
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Tabernaemontana horstii

Tabernaemontana horstii, or Tabernaemontana pachysiphon (scientific name: Tabernaemontana holstii) is a non cold-tolerant evergreen shrub in the family Apocynaceae, native to tropical eastern Africa. It is native to forests from 0 to 2,200 m above sea level. It is also known as Tabernaemontana horstii (formerly known as Tabernaemontana horstii) or, due to its short stature, dwarf cinnamon or Dwarf cinnamon. It produces large, white to cream-coloured, windmill-shaped flowers up to 10 cm at the end of the flowering stalk. The flowers have a gardenia-like fragrance. It is used as a hemostatic agent and other folk medicine in its home country.

Common name: Tabernaemontana horstii, or Tabernaemontana pachysiphon, scientific name: Tabernaemontana pachysiphon, synonym: Conopharyngia holstii[, Tabernaemontana horstii, also known as Tabernaemontana horstii , Dwarf sandwort, Dwarf sandwort, Locality: Eastern tropical Africa, Life-type: non-cold-tolerant evergreen shrub, Height: 7-15 m, Leaves: green, Leaves: elliptic, Inflorescence Flower diameter: 10 cm, Flower color: light yellow, Flowering time: May, June, Fragrance: Flowers have a fragrance similar to gardenia, Fruit color: green, Fruit shape: spherical, Fruit diameter: 15 cm, Use: Potted plants, Folk medicine.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    T. holstii 
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typenon cold-tolerant evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorscream
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height700.0 ~ 1500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower10.0 ~ 10.0 cm

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