Flower NameLobelia sessilifolia
Formal NameLobelia sessilifolia
Alias沢桔梗, 溝隠し, Indian tobaco
HabitatJapan, Korea, China
Lobelia sessilifolia is a perennial grasses in the family Campanulaceae, genus Lobelia native to Japan, Korea, and China. Many flower spikes draw out from thick stems upright in the marshes and waterfront in the summer with vivid violet, bloom. In a hollow cylindrical stem, white SAP contained within. Sake vessel-shaped flower is a flower upper lip is 2 deep cleft and lip is 3 shallow split the. Each lip of the dense white hairs on the edge. Leaves are lanceolate with green and serrated leaf edge smaller at the top, and palmately lobed, man. Flower blooms from the bottom up.
♦ may contain harmful substances to plant grass a little bit scary but beautiful than swamp Bellflower is a poisonous plant. Includes all grass shoots and stem juice that contains the toxic alkaloid Lobeline. Lobeline is used as a drug, but stimulates the venom become nervous, cause headaches, vomiting, diarrhea, difficulty breathing, paralysis, heart failure, leading to the deaths.
Common name: Lobelia sessilifolia, scientific name: Lobelia sessilifolia, aka: lobelia chinensis , Indian tobaco, perennial Lobelia, origin: Japan, Korea, China, grass height: 80-100 cm, leaf length: 4-8 cm, leaf width:0.5 - 1.5 cm, flower color: purple, flowering: July to September, flower length: 3-5 cm, note: poisonous plants.
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Flower arraySpike Inflorescence
Petal shapeHigh cup
Height80 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter3 ~ 5