Plant DetailShow Menu

Elaeocarpus hainanensis

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
El-lee-oh-kar-PUS hy-nan-EN-sis
Description

Hainan Elaeocarpus is an evergreen small tree or large shrub that is native to the Hainan islands in China.  

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#showy flowers#small tree#fragrant flowers#white flowers#flowering tree#cream flowers#glossy leaves#evergreen shrub#evergreen tree#fringed flowers
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#showy flowers#small tree#fragrant flowers#white flowers#flowering tree#cream flowers#glossy leaves#evergreen shrub#evergreen tree#fringed flowers
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Elaeocarpus
    Species:
    hainanensis
    Family:
    Elaeocarpaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    China
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Tree
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Fruit Type:
    Drupe
    Fruit Description:
    Spindle shaped drupes with hard endocarp center
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Cream/Tan
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Raceme
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Fringed cream to white flowers appear in the summer in groups of 2-6 in racemes in leaf axils and have a sweet fragrance. White petals are as long as the sepals.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Glossy
    Leathery
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Shape:
    Lanceolate
    Oblanceolate
    Leaf Margin:
    Denticulate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Deep green, glossy, narrow lanceolate, oblanceolate, narrowly oblong, hairy along midveing, base cuneate, apex acuminate margin denticulate. They clutster at the end of stems.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Design Feature:
    Flowering Tree
    Small Tree