Aleurites montana

Vernicia cordata

  • Aleurites montana
  • Aleurites montana
  • Aleurites montana
  • Aleurites montana
  • Aleurites montana
  • Aleurites montana
  • Flower name
    Aleurites montana
  • Scientific name
    Vernicia cordata
  • Aliasドクエ, 油桐, 毒荏, Vernicia cordata, アレウリテス・モンタナ, Aleurites montana, tung, tung-oil tree
  • Place of originAngola and Nepal
  • Place of floweringPark
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Aleurites montana

Aleurites montana, scientific name:Vernicia cordata , is in Angola and Nepal native, and is an evergreen tree of the depatment Chamaesyce , of the genus Vernicia. Take the oil, and imports from China, has been wild in warm climates. Japan's Kanto West-the native of Okinawa. In the large heart-shaped leaves Kiri (Kiri) resembles a have a long petiole reddish. Leaves are three-lobed in the shoots. Monoecious with Unisexual flowers, i.e., the same trees bloom, male and female. Male and female resident panicles in different branches. And fall intact male, pistillate petals is divided into the fall. Blooms early summer, resembling a cherry blossom petal. At the base of the flower is first gradually changes in yellow red. 尖razu tip-bian spherical drupe consisting of flowers after the, contains three seeds in the Groove. Tung oil are collected and squeeze the seeds, is used in paint, glaze and waterproof and print. Said doke (poison perilla) with a different name, is not edible. Park trees will be planted. Fruit spherical tip is gutter spike is not, and aleurites Montana (Guangdong Tung) is similar, but no pattern to the nectary aleurites Montana.

Common name: Aleurites montana, scientific name:Vernicia cordata, aka: Tung, Doce, Aleurites Montana , Tung-oil tree, place of origin: Angola, Nepal, distribution: West of Kanto Japan-Okinawa, height: 8-15 m, tree: growing slender bark color: pale grey-brown, Monoecious Unisexual (male and female flowers bloom tree) flowers, leaf shape: heart shaped be pointed tips, Leaf arrangement: alternate-leaf length: 15-20 cm, flowering 1 vs glands: the leaves at the base period: may-flower color: white paper in June, at the base pale yellow → pink, petals number: five, flower diameter: 2 cm, 尖razu tip in the amygdala spherical fruit, fruit diameter Groove that: 2-2.5 cm, seed: 3


  • Eye
    Malpighiales
  • Family
    Chamaesyce
  • Genus
    Vernicia
  • Species
    V. cordata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    heart-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeEvergreen tree
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height800.0 ~ 1500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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