Flower Database

Barbarea 

Basic information
Flower Name
Barbarea 
Formal Name
Barbarea orthoceras
Alias
深山辛子
Habitat
Japan
Morph
alpine perennial grass
Comment
Barbarea , Barbarea orthoceras, or Miyamagarasi (scientific name: Barbarea orthoceras) is an alpine perennial in the family Brassicaceae native to Japan. It grows wild in the wet stone place of the high mountain from the mountainous district. It is the friend of the watercress. The green leaves are oblong pinnate compound leaves with rounded tops, and the stem leaves hug the stems. In summer, it produces dozens of small yellow four-petaled flowers at the tip of the flower stalk. After flowering, the fruits are angular and stick-shaped, about 3 cm long.
Common Name:Barbarea, Scientific Name:Barbarea orthoceras, aka: Barbarea orthoceras, or Miyamagarasi , Habitat Distribution:Japan, Environment:Mountainous to alpine wet gravel, Life-type:Alpine perennial, Plant height:30-50 cm, Leaf color:green, Root color:green Leaf color: green; Root leaf shape: pinnate compound leaf with a rounded apex; Stem leaf shape: oblong, pinnate compound leaf with a rounded apex, embracing the stem; Inflorescence shape: raceme; Petals: 4; Flower diameter: 0.5 cm; Flower shape: 4-petaled; Flowering season: May-August; Flower stalk: short; Flower color: yellow; Fruit type: angular; Fruit shape: rod-shaped; Fruit length: 3 cm; Edible or not: edible(spicy).
Detailed information
Order
Brassicales
Family
Brassicaceae
Genus
Barbarea
Species
B. orthoceras
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cross
Leaf type
pinnately compound
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Low mountain Sub-high mountain
Color
Yellow
Season
May Jun Jul Aug
Height
30  ~ 50  [cm]
Diameter
0.5  ~ 0.5