Saururus chinensis

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    Saururus chinensis @ Mukojima-Hyakkaen Gardens
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    Saururus chinensis @ Mukojima-Hyakkaen Gardens
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    Saururus chinensis @ Mukojima-Hyakkaen Gardens
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    Saururus chinensis @ National Museum of Japanese History 'Botanical Garden'
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    Saururus chinensis @ Mukojima-Hyakkaen Gardens

Basic information

Flower Name
Saururus chinensis
Formal Name
Saururus chinensis
Alias
Habitat
Japan, China
Morph
Leaves many years grass

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What is Saururus chinensis

Saururus chinensis (Asian lizard's tail, scientific name:Saururus chinensis) is a deciduous perennial herb of the genus saururus, the family saururaceae native to Japan , China etc. . In summer, upper axils let the small white blossoms that spikes of approximately 10cm that withered do not have the petal bloom. Inconspicuous flowers for odor and white leaves stand out and attract the bugs. In Latin, the genus "Saururus" means "a lizard's tail". It originates from elongated flower. The Species epithet "chinensis" comes from "Origin of China".

Common name :Saururus chinensis , scientific name Saururus chinensis , also known as: Asian lizard's tail, origin: Japan Honsyu to China, Habitat: wetlands, leaf: oval, leaf arrangement: alternate, stipule: aerobic, flowers: axillary, inflorescence shape: spikes, both flowers, perianth: nothing, flower: white, flowering: July.

Detailed information

Order
Piperales
Family
Saururaceae
Genus
Saururus
Species
S. chinensis
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Marsh
Color
White
Season
Jul
Height
50 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
0.1 ~ 0.2

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