Flower Database

Haksan boufu

Basic information
Flower Name
Haksan boufu
Formal Name
Peucedanum multivittatum
Alias
白山防風, Peucedanum multivittatum
Habitat
Japan
Morph
alpine evergreen perennial herb
Comment
Haksan boufu or Peucedanum multivittatum (scientific name: Peucedanum multivittatum) is an evergreen perennial herb in the family Apiaceae native to Japan. It grows wild in alpine meadows from Hokkaido to north of the Chubu region. The stems are medium-stemmed and erect. The leaves are 1-2 times pinnate compound leaves with broadly ovate lobes and rough serrations on the leaf margins. In summer, it produces many small white flowers on a spreading inflorescence.
Common name: Haksan boufu Scientific name: Peucedanum multivittatum, aka: eucedanum multivittatum, Place of origin: Japan, habitat distribution: Hokkaido to north of central Japan, environment: alpine meadows, habitat type: evergreen perennial herb, Stem: Hollow and erect, Leaf shape: 1 or 2 times pinnate compound leaf, lobes: broadly ovate, leaf margins: rough serrated, Leaf margin: rough serrate; flower color: white; flower diameter: 0.2-0.3 cm; flowering season: July-September; inflorescence form: double-scattered inflorescence.
Detailed information
Order
Apiales
Family
Apiaceae
Genus
Peucedanum
Species
P. multivittatum
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Bipinnate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Alpine
Color
White
Season
Jul Aug Sep
Height
30  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
0.2  ~ 0.3