Flower NameSaururus chinensis
Formal NameSaururus chinensis
Alias半夏生, Asian lizard's tail, 三白草, 半化粧
MorphLeaves many years grass
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.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arraySpike Inflorescence
Petal shapeno petal
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
Height50 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter0.1 ~ 0.2