Ravenala madagascariensis -Baum der Reisenden Topf 30cm Höhe 200-250cm
Country of origin: East Africa Madagascar
Cold resident up to: + 1 °
Hibernation: at + 18 °
Maximum growth height: 10-15m
Location: half shady and sunny
Water requirement: high
Nutrient requirement: medium
Ravenala madagascariensis tree of the travelers belongs to the monotypic genus
to the family of the Strelitzia family or Strelitziaceae.
Known as the traveler's tree because in the nighttime cold the desert area
the dew water is passed over its leaves and stems into the water pockets and stored.
Thirsty hikers were able to drink the captured water and many survived
through this beautiful water-giving plant.
Her herbaceous leaves are dark green, up to 3m long and look like rudder leaves,
which are arranged on your woody trunk diversified. Another special feature is
that the plant always grows in east-west direction and thus is a guide.
Their inflorescences are white to yellowish and grow out of the leaf pockets
and are optimal for bird pollination.
Even lemurs contribute to the pollination, because they like to eat the nectar.
Ravenala is also a coveted plant for collectors and Musa lovers or banana lovers.