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  Cananga odorata var. fruticosa
  Family Name : Annonaceae

  Common Names : Dwarf Ylang-Ylang Tree

 
Dwarf Ylang-Ylang Tree
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Shrub
      Mode of Nutrition :
      Autotrophic
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia
      Native Habitat :
      Terrestrial
      Preferred Climate Zone :
      Tropical
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: Small-sized shrub, compact, able to grow to about 1 - 2 m tall tall.
      Flowers: Yellow fragrant flowers with curled petals.
      Associated Flora :
      Dwarf form of Cananga odorata.
      Etymology :
      Genus Cananga is derived from a Tagalog name "alang ilang" and also refers to the perfume produced from the fragrant flowers. Species odorata means fragrant or sweet-scented. 
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Flowers, Fragrant
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      Parks & Gardens, Small Gardens
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water
  • Foliar
    • Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green
      Leaf Area Index (LAI) * for Green Plot Ratio :
      4.5 (Shrub & Groundcover - Dicot)
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower Colour(s) :
      Yellow / Golden

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