Tibouchina urvilleana

Tibouchina urvilleana

  • Tibouchina urvilleana
  • Tibouchina urvilleana
  • Tibouchina urvilleana
  • Tibouchina urvilleana
  • Tibouchina urvilleana
  • Tibouchina urvilleana
  • Tibouchina urvilleana
  • Tibouchina urvilleana
  • Flower name
    Tibouchina urvilleana
  • Scientific name
    Tibouchina urvilleana
  • AliasTibouchina urvilleana, 紫紺野牡丹
  • Place of originBrazil
  • Place of flowering
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September, October, November, December

What is Tibouchina urvilleana

Tibouchina urvilleana or commonly called as Brazilian Spider Flower (Scientific Name: Tibouchina urvilleana) is native to Brazil and is an evergreen shrub of the genus Sibonobotan of the Novothaneaceae. In the summer ~ autumn, a violet flower of purple big fashioned with a shiny Japanese style blooms. Stamens are purple in both short and long. The English name is called "Brazilian Spider Flower" because its origin is Brazil, stamens and anthers (attached to the tip of the stamens) look like spider legs.
In the garden varieties of Sikonobotan, small blooming flower varieties (October - December), "little angel ". Although these are attached with no buttons, it is correct to write it as Siconon Button as it is actually a variant that has improved Shikono Button.
Pink Melastoma(Melastoma candidum) The shortest stamen of Novotan is distinguishable because it is yellow.

Common name: Tibouchina urvilleana, Scientific Name: Tibouchina urvilleana, Also known as: Brazilian Spider Flower, Origin: Brazil, tree height: 1 to 3 m, flower color: purple, number of petals: five, stamens: long, stamens color: purple, blooming period: August - December, leaf order: :Oblong.


  • Order
    Myrtales
  • Family
    Melastomataceae
  • Genus
    Tibouchina
  • Species
    T. urvilleana
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    Entire
  • Life typeevergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower4.0 ~ 6.0 cm

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