Plant Aliens 3A Group 3

Secondary 3 Science (Biology)

Mini-project on Chinese Medicinal Herbs

Information sheet

Class 3A
Class No. and Name (9) Chu Yan Tung,  (10) Fok Wing Hay, (11) Fung Chung Hei, (12) Kong Chun Yat Ambrose
Year: 2018-2019

Instruction: Type in useful information in the space provided.

Chinese name: 廣東木瓜紅
Family Name (科名): Styracaceae
Scientific name (學名): Rehderodendron Kwangtungense Chun
Common name (俗名): Kwangtung Rehdertree
習性: 落葉喬木高15米; 小枝棕色到紅棕色,有光澤。   Growth habit: Deciduous tree to 15 m tall; branchlets brown to reddish brown, glossy.  
葉: 葉相間生長,紙質到革質,橢圓形,7-16厘米長,3-8厘米寬。   Leaf: Leaves alternate, papery to leathery, elliptic, 7-16 cm long and 3-8 cm wide.  
花: 花6-8朵,花序約長7厘米。花白色;花萼鐘狀,5肋。6毫米長,5齒;花冠5裂片,裂片卵形,20-25毫米長,兩面都有星狀短柔毛;雄蕊10,不平等。花期3-4月     Flower: 6-8 flowers, inflorescence is about 7cm long. Flowers white; calyx campanulate, 5-ribbed, ca. 6 mm long, 5-dentate; corolla 5-lobulate, lobulate ovate, corolla 5-lobulate, lobulate ovate, ca. 20-25 mm long, stellate pubescent on both sides flower period is in March or April
果: 果呈現褐色,核果長圓形,橢圓形或橢圓形,果期7-9月。   Fruit: in brown color, Drupe oblong, elliptic or elliptical, fruit period from July to September.
性味功能 植株一般15m高,可作庭院觀景植物   Properties The plant is generally 15m high and can be used as a garden viewing plant.  
主治 沒有   Treats N/A  
知多一點點: 據“林業條例”,廣東木瓜紅被列為受保護物種   More to learn: The species has also been listed as protected species under the Forestry Regulations  

Useful Link:

Topics Hyperlinks
Rare and Precious Plants of Hong Kong


(Beginner) Guidelines: Answer can be directly harvested from the information given. e.g. Q1. When is the flowering period Kwangtung Rehdertree?   Answer: Between March and April.  
(Elementary) Guidelines: Answer can be obtained from the information given and the external links. e.g. Q2. Why Rehderodendron kwangtungense Chun is listed as protected species?   Answer: Because of population size is small and the low germination rate of seed.  
(Advanced) Guidelines: Question requires higher order thinking. More information should be found from external links or reference before answering the questions. Q3.  List the Distribution of Kwangtung Rehdertree.   Answer: Ng Tung Chai, Kwun Yam Shan. Guangdong, S Hunnan, Guangxi and SE Yunnan.  

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Alien’s name: 妙手「人」心