TianZi Asia
TianZi Biodiversity Research & Development Centre

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LIST of rare and new tropical rainforest
plants and flowers of North Asian mountains

 

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All our plants are raised from root stocks and seeds to ensure the genetic viability of the species.

FAMILY PICTURE

SPECIES NAME

PACKING UNIT

Price per unit in EURO

AVAILABILITY

PURCHASE

Notes on planting

   

click into the scientific name to learn more about the species

Please note that for some species availability is limited and we deliver on first come basis. Your purchased order will be shipped latest in October/November.

orders from this list are shipped by air cargo or UPS. Minimum quantities per species are stated below.    

For wholesale or distribution requests, please send us an e-mail

please note that international shipping period for these plants is from October to April (during rainy season - from May to September - most plants are too active for export).
Amaryllidaceae

Crinum amabile

giant spider lily

The largest perennial lily type of plant!

100 stem tubers of 1 to 1.9 kg

100 stem-tubers of 2 to 2.9 kg

larger plants on request; maximum weight per plant: 25 kg

900.-



1600.-

available

 

easy to cultivate; needs about 6 sq. meter space per plant when mature; makes several flowers during summer; full sunshine and half shade are possible. Tolerates mild and short frost.

Araceae Amorphophallus konjac
100 tubers of 0.5 to 0.9 kg

100 tubers of 1 to 2 kg

larger tubers on request

300.-


500.-

available

easy to cultivate; needs about 1 sq. meter space per plant when mature; makes a beautiful flower in spring and an unusually shaped leaf; requires half shade. Tolerates mild and short frost. Can not tolerate strong wind.

Amorphophallus paeoniifolius

by far the most spectacular flower in Asia!

new: 100 first year tubers

100 tubers of 0.5 to 0.9 kg

100 tubers of 1 to 1.9 kg


larger tubers on request

300.-



800.-


1000.-

available

easy to cultivate; needs about 3 sq. meter space per plant when mature; makes an unusual flower in spring and an umbrella shaped leaf; requires half shade. Tolerates mild and short frost. Leaves can not tolerate strong wind.

Alocasia odora (green)

or "Elephant Ear"

100 stems of 1 year old plants; app. 10 g each

100 stems of about 0.5 meter; app. 3 kg each
280.-




1800.-
available

easy to cultivate; needs about 2 sq. meter space per plant when mature; Can not tolerate strong wind and frost. Requires half shade for optimal growth.

Alocasia odora (blue)
with blue stems, the most elegant of the giant aroids, flowers with lovely fragrance. Very suitable also as an indoor plant.
100 stems of 1 year old plants; app. 10 g each

100 stems of about 0.5 meter; app. 3 kg each
380.-




1800.-
available

easy to cultivate; needs about 2 sq. meter space per plant when mature; Can not tolerate strong wind. Takes mild and short frost. Preferes half shade for optimal growth.

 

Colocasia gigantea

leaves can't get larger than these...

100 stems of 0.5 to 0.9 kg

100 stems of 1 to 1.9 kg

larger stems on request
680.-


868.-

available
easy to cultivate; needs about 4 sq. meter space per plant when mature; Can not tolerate strong wind and frost. Requires fertilizer for optimal growth.
 

Colocasia lihengiae

A newly described species; rare

new: 100 bulb-stems of app. o.5 kg
910.-
needs reservation

easy to cultivate; needs about 2 sq. meter space per plant when mature; takes mild and short frost; preferes half shade for optimal growth; flowers profusely during summer

Araliaceae

Trevesia palmata
Snow flake tree

a beautiful indoor and garden design plant

new: 100 tip cuttings of 15 cm length, each
(need to be potted immediately upon arrival by UPS air freight)
360.-
available
easy to cultivate;a perfect alternative to the "Christmas Star" (Euphorbia pulcherrima); prefers light shade when young; grows to about 5 meter when many years old; can be grown indoors and in the garden. A very excellent plant during Christmas and winter season. Ships separately by air any time.
Cucurbitaceae

Thladiantha spec. from Yunnan
Mountain Buffalo

a living rock!
the largest tuber plant of the world!
very rare

100 tubers of 1 year, app.10 g each

mature plants sold by kg; biggest available size: 100 kg
390.-
needs reservation

needs about 1 sq. meter space per plant when mature; can not tolerate strong wind and frost; needs a tree or support fence for vine to grow on.

Hypoxidaceae

Curculigo capitulata
Palm grass
a flowering plant that looks like a small palm but grows like grass

100 root stocks, ca. 100 g each
600.-
available
 

easy to cultivate; needs about 0.5 sq. meter space per plant when mature; can not tolerate strong wind and frost; prefers light shade.

  Curculigo orchioides
Orchid palm grass
ideal for miniature plant pot arrangements
new: 100 root stocks, ca. 10 g each

100.-


available

easy to cultivate; this is a perfect plant for miniature flower arrangements e.g. in restaurants, or in case your window space is already overcrowded with tropicals....
Iridaceae Eleutherine plicata
red garlic iris
an important herbal medicine
new: 100 bulbs,
ca. 10 g each
90.-

available
easy to cultivate; this is a perfect plant for people interested in herbal medicine as its heart supporting functions are confirmed by scientific studies.
Menispermaceae Stephania spec.
Mountain Turtle

a living stone

has become rare
new: 100 first year tubers

mature plants sold by kg; biggest available size: 100 kg
280.-


20.- per kg
available only on request.
available

needs about 1 sq. meter space per plant when mature; can not tolerate strong wind and frost; needs a tree or support fence for its attractive vine to grow on.

Musaceae, Bananas Ensete glaucum

"Elephant Banana"
100 plants of 2 years, at least 0.3 meter of corm + trunk;

larger plants on request
480.-




available





easy to cultivate; grows 3 to 5 meter tall and has very attractive shape; requiers full sunshine. Local name: elephant hip banana!

Musa ornata

ornate banana

100 root stock corms:
app. 1 kg each
680.-

available

easy to cultivate; grows about 3 meter tall and has very attractive pink fower; prefers full sunshine.

  Musa rubinea, a new dwarf species!
from the mountains at the borders to Myanmar; extremely rare, only very limited availability; species is presently under cultivation for larger quantities in 2005
new: 100 root stock corms, app.
0.5 kg each
900.-
available   easy to cultivate either as a pot plant indoors or in the garden; grows under full sunshine only to about 1.5 meter tall and has very attractive rubine red flower; tolerates both full sunshine or shade.

Musa yunnanensis, a new species!
Yunnan Wild Banana
Wild tropical mountain forest Banana; the most cold tolerant of all our Musa species; can tolerate mild frost.

100 root stock corms, app.
1 kg each
1280.-
available

easy to cultivate; grows about 3 to 5 meter tall and has attractive red stem; prefers slight shade of trees.


Musella lasiocarpa
Golden Lotus banana


THE Banana! A sacred flower of BuddhismOur plants are NOT from tissue culture and grew up in their natural climate and environment: you will see the difference!


new: 100 young plants, 0.3 to 0.5 kg each

new: 100
mature plants, ready to flower within 1 season appr. 10 - 20 kg each

200.-




2800.-



available

the best of all! Easy to cultivate; grows about 1 meter tall and has attractive thick succulent stem; prefers sunlight. We cultivate this endemic species together with mountain farmers of ethnic minorities of the Upper Mekong river.
This dwarf banana can be used as an indoor plant, for the garden or as design plant in landscaping. Flowers for up to 1 year!

Taccaceae

Tacca chantrieri
Tiger whisker

A very unusual plant for a shady corner of the garden or as indoor decoration

100 root tubers of 0.3 to 0.5 kg
900.-
available

requires full shade and a moist summer season or watering; very unusual flowers.

Zingiberaceae,
Gingers
Alpinia conchigera a strongly fragrant species with a cascade of small white flowers, which attract bees and butterflies; keeps leaves in winter; our most cold tolerant ginger species.
100 rhizomes of app. 0.2 kg each
820.-
available
easy to cultivate, leaves have looks of small bamboo and are perennial. Leaves grow to app. 4 meter tall.

Alpinia sp. "Queen's scepter"

an unidentified beauty, very rare.

100 rhizomes of app. 0.5 kg each
900.-
available  

requires light shade; leaves are tall and beautiful, app. 3 meter tall.

 

Alpinia platychilus "King's scepter"

by far the most outstanding of our gingers! very rare.

100 rhizomes of app. 0.5 kg each
900.-
available  

requires light shade; leaves are extra tall and beautiful; flowers magnificent! Grows up to 5 meter tall leaves.

  Amomum maximum
100 rhizomes of app. 0.3 kg each
810.-
available
easy to cultivate, leaves have looks of small bamboo and are perennial, 3 meter tall.
  Amomum tsao-ko
100 rhizomes of app. 0.3 kg each
640.-
needs reservation
easy to cultivate, leaves have looks of small bamboo and are perennial, 2 meter tall.

Costus lacerus

A large spiralling species with a great trumpet flower

100 rhizomes of app. 0.3 kg each
810.-
available

easy to cultivate, leaves are spiralling, app. 2 meter tall, and are perennial. Flowers are beautiful large trumpets.

Globba racemosa
"Dancing Girl Ginger"

this smallest of all gingers makes a charming indoor pot plant;
100 rhizomes of app. 20 g each
880.-
available

requires the shade of other plants; grows to 30 cm and covers ground in summer; no leaves during winter.

Hedychium coronarium
100 rhizomes of app. 0.3 kg each

1900.-
available

easy to cultivate, leaves are perennial and about 1.5 meter tall. Flowers are beautiful and have nice scent.

Hedychium flavescens
100 rhizomes of app. 0.3 kg each

1900.-
available

easy to cultivate, leaves are perennial and about 1.5 meter tall. Flowers are beautiful and have nice scent.

Certificates
Plant Health Certificate this certificate is required for all shipments: it certifies that the plants are free of potentially dangerous microbes and pests.
1 health certificate
free
 
please note that the health certificate is needed for all countries.
  Species Certificate  
added free of charge


no
minimum order
 


quantities can be changed during checkout;

air cargo shipping cost will be charged separately as invoiced by the cargo company.

Many of our mature plants are now available on wholesale and individual sale in:

GERMANY
from
TropicalPlants.de
Hagenbach (Karlsruhe)
Germany
write to:
info@tropicalplants.de

USA
from
Worldwide Orchids
P.O.Box 2188, Apopka, FL 32704
(407) 884-8600

write to:
tropicals@worldwideorchids.com


Please contact our partners in Europe and the US for purchase or reservation. Thank you for visiting us.

 


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