鐵刀木花季 flowering season of kassod tree

鐵刀木雖原產於中南半島、印度及斯里蘭卡等地,但常見種植於香港,因生長迅速、能抵禦強風。

kassod tree is native to south and southeast asia. it is commonly planted in hong kong because of its fast growing speed and resistance to wind.

我可多加兩個喜爱此常綠樹的原因,漂亮的卵狀長橢圓形葉片,加上羽狀複葉的組合,為我們城市的天空繪畫美麗的構圖;

嬌巧深黃的花朵開在秋季,為我們的金秋添妝。

kassod tree is an adoring evergreen tree because of the beautiful pinnate compound form by its almost perfectly shaped ovate leaflets. this plant adds wonder to the lovely season of autumn by splashing gold to our urban sky.

鐵刀木 kassod tree (cassia siamea) – order: fabales 豆目 | family:   fabaceae 豆科| subfamily: caesalpinioideae 蘇木亞科 | tribe: cassieae 决明族 | subtribe:  cassiinae 决明亞族 | genus: senna 决明屬 | species:   s. siamea 鐵刀木

參考 reference:

  • 樹木谷
  • 偶數羽狀複葉,托葉微細,針形,早落;小葉6-12對,紙質,兩面光滑,橢圓形或卵狀長橢圓形。
  • 兩性花,左右相稱,頂生圓錐花叢。
  • 萼片5裂,萼筒甚短;花瓣5枚,最上一瓣在內方,離生,黃色;雄蕊6-7枚,不等長,離生,花藥縫線無毛,退化雄蕊2-3枚。
  • 莢果扁平線形,木質,長15-30㎝,寬1.5cm。《台灣老樹
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