Flower Database

Miyama kuwagata

Basic information
Flower Name
Miyama kuwagata
Formal Name
Veronica schmidtianum var. senanense
Alias
深山鍬形, Veronica schmidtianum, gypsyweed
Habitat
Japan
Morph
alpine perennial plant
Comment
Miyama kuwagata ( scientific name: Pseudolysimachion schmidtianum var. senanense) is an alpine perennial inf the family Plantaginaceae, endemic to Japan. Its summer flowers are similar to those of the Daisen kuwagata, but the calyx lobes of the Daisen kuwagata are not pointed. Small blue-purple flowers are attached to the inflorescence from the flower stalk. A single long pistil with a four-deeply lobed corolla and two male stamens protruding from each side. The flowers bloom from the bottom to the top.
Common name: Miyama kuwagata, Scientific Name:Pseudolysimachion schmidtianum var. senanense, Place of origin. Indigenous to Japan, Living Environment: Sand and gravel in the alpine zone north of central Japan, Grass height: 15 cm, Rhizomatous leaves, Leaf margin: Pinnately serrated, Leaf Inflorescence: opposite, Leaf length: 2-4 cm, Leaf shape: oblong with a pointed tip, Leaflets: hairless, Flower color: dark purple streaks on a blue-violet background, Corolla: lip-shaped with four lobes up and down, Flowering style: lateral, Flowering season: June to August Moon, diameter: 1 cm, fruit type: capsule.
Detailed information
Order
Lamiales
Family
Plantaginaceae
Genus
Pseudolysimachion
Species
P. schmidtianum
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Labiate
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Double serrated
Flowering place
Alpine Sub-high mountain
Color
Blue, Violet
Season
Jun Jul Aug
Height
15  ~ 15  [cm]
Diameter
1  ~ 1