Peucedanum japonicum

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    Peucedanum japonicum @ Jogasaki coast
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    Peucedanum japonicum @ Jogasaki coast

Basic information

Flower Name
Peucedanum japonicum
Formal Name
Peucedanum japonicum
Alias
Peucedanum japonicum
Habitat
Japan
Morph
Coastal Evergreen perennial

Comment

Peucedanum japonicum is wild grass of the evergreen perennial plant of the family Apiaceae native to Japan. It lets a quiet white meeting flower bloom at the shore in summer. Having the leaf such as the peony, it was as a substitute for medicine. The flower name is derived from it. It is a healthy food which contains vitamins and carotene, calcium. It can be eaten tempura or drunken tea in Okinawa. The taste is considerably bitter.

Generic name: Peucedanum japonicum, Scientific name: Peucedanum japonicum, Birthe place : Japan, Distribution: from Kanto, Kyushu to Ryukyu Islands, environment: The shore, an ecotype: Evergreen many years, height of a rice plant: 70-100 cm, leaf shape: 2.3 jugum, a phyllotaxis: Each other life, the blade head: 10-20 cm, small leaf shape: Spatule and an obovoid form, a leaf relationship: Jaggedness, inflorescence: A compound polychasium, a color of a flower: white, a corolla: Five valves flower, flower diameter: 0.2-1.0cm, anthesis: For from July to September, it is a use: Vegetables, a folk remedy, a use part: A leaf and a stem, nutritive value: Vitamin A, B2, B6, E, β-carotene, calcium, a vegetable fiber, a cooking method: Tempura, green soup, tea.

Detailed information

Order
Apiales
Family
Apiaceae
Genus
Peucedanum
Species
P. japonicum
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Bipinnate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Beach
Color
White
Season
JulAugSep
Height
70 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
0.2 ~ 1.0

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