Flower Database

Sspring starflower

Basic information
Flower Name
Sspring starflower
Formal Name
Ipheion uniflorum
Alias
Ipheion, spring starflower, spring star, 花韮, 西洋甘菜, hananira
Habitat
Mexico, South America
Morph
bulbous perennial plant
Comment
Spring starflower , scientific name: Ipheion uniflorum , is a species of perennial bulbs of Amaryllidaceae family native to South America, such as Mexico. It makes thin flower stalk drau out from the linear leaves such as Chinese leek or Nira ( Scientific name: Allium tuberosum) in the spring, the blue and white 6-petaled flowers bloom. The leaves and bulb onion smell. Watching the flowers and shrubbery. Also there is False yellow crocus (scientific name:Ipheion sellowianum ) . 
Common name: Spring star flower, scientific name: Ipheion uniflorum , aka: Ipheion,Leek flower ,hanania,spring star ,origin: Mexico and South America, living type: bulbous perennial plant, environments: grassland , plant: 10-20 cm tall , monocotyledonous ,leaf morphology: thick-walled, flat wide linear leaf length: 10-20 cm, leaf margin: entire, radiation asymmetric flower unimodal inflorescence , petal: in the funnel-shaped at the base and tip 6 valve in open flat (in + out of three flowers of three at a time) , flower blooming seazon: from February to April, flower color: pale blue-violet, blue-violet, white, flower diameter: 3 cm, fruit type: capsule and ripens fruit species.
Detailed information
Order
Asparagales
Family
Amaryllidaceae
Genus
Ipheion
Species
I. uniflorum
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Wide linear
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Blue, White
Season
Feb Mar Apr
Height
10  ~ 20  [cm]
Diameter
3  ~ 3