Flower Database

Angelica keiskei

Basic information
Flower Name
Angelica keiskei
Formal Name
Angelica keiskei
Alias
八丈草, Ashitaba , 明日葉
Habitat
Japan
Morph
perennial grass
Comment
Angelica keiskei or Ashitaba (scientific name: Angelica keiskei) is a perennial grass of the Apiaceae native to Japan. Boso peninsula-and native to the Izu peninsula, Izu Islands and Izu specialties. I also picked the origin of the name is tomorrow at 因mimasu on the strength of the life force that leaf. growing to 1 m tall. Put a large number of small whitish flowers in umbrella shaped inflorescences are perennial plants that have stretched from the tip of the stalk in two to three years. Flowers and fruit, then Withers. Picking the leaves and stems, Tempura and green juice, edible and medicinal use. High nutritional value and is rich in vitamins B1, B2, B5, C, E, and K. Chalcone included effective anticancer and antioxidant properties. Coumarin is effective in preventing Alzheimer's disease. Rich in beta carotene, help protect eyes, skin, mucous membranes, hair and throat and lung the prevention and from gann作 for Suppression of atherosclerosis.Rich in fiber and can help to relieve constipation. 
Common name: Angelica keiskei, scientific name: Angelica keiskei, aka@ ashitaba. origin: Japan, Habitat: boso peninsula-Izu peninsula, Izu Islands, also known as: khachjolsou (hachijo-grass), ashtagusa (tomorrow grass), living type: perennials, but die in two or three years. Height: 100 cm, stem: branch to improve, twice with herbal liquid color, yellow, leaf color: green leaf: leaves pinnately Trifoliate, leaf edge: serrated, inflorescence shape: compound umbels, color: white, petal number: 5, flowering: August-October, applications: vegetables, blue juice edible part: leaf stems, how to Cook: tempura, of Hitachi, taste: bitter, seasonal: March-may, ingredients and effect: vitamin B1, B2, B5, C, E, and K rich.
Detailed information
Order
Apiales
Family
Apiaceae
Genus
Angelica
Species
A. keiskei
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Twice ternate pinnate compound leaf
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Beach Specific area
Color
Green
Season
Aug Sep Oct
Height
100  ~ 120  [cm]
Diameter
0.1  ~ 0.2