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Common name

English: Goldenrain tree, Goldenrain tree

German: Blasenesche, Blasenesche, Rispiger Blasenbaum

Mandarin: 栾树 (luan shu)

Portuguese: Coreutéria, Coreutéria, Quereutéria

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Sapindales (68)

        Family: Sapindaceae (16)(family description)

          Genus: Koelreuteria (1)

            Epithet: paniculata Laxm. (6)

Synonyms: Koelreuteria apiculata Rehder & E.H.Wilson, Koelreuteria chinensis (Murray) Hoffmanns., Koelreuteria japonica Hassk., Koelreuteria paullinoides L'Herit., Paullinia aurea Hort.Calc., Sapindus chinensis Murray, Sapindus paniculata (Laxm.) Dum.Cours.

apiculata => apiculate, small broad point at apex tip

aurea => of golden colour, golden yellow

chinensis => of Chinese origin

japonica => from Japan

paniculata => having panicles or tufts of flowers

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: tree

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Koelreuteria paniculata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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