Ligularia stenocephala

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Basic information

Flower Name
Ligularia stenocephala
Formal Name
Ligularia stenocephala
Alias
Habitat
Japan, Taiwan, China
Morph
perennial grass

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What is Ligularia stenocephala

Ligularia stenocephala or metakarakou (scientific name:Ligularia stenocephala) is a perennial grass in the Asteraceae native to Japan, Taiwan and China. It is a tall herb with large, round leaves resembling those of the butterbur.
In summer, it produces yellow head flowers at the tips of upright stems in marshlands such as Oze.

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Common name: Ligularia stenocephala,Scientific name: Ligularia stenocephala, aka: metakarakou, Place of origin: Japan, Taiwan and China, Habitat: Honshu - Kyushu, including Oze, Environment: Grasslands in mountains, marshes, etc., Life style: Perennial herb growing in clusters, Grass height: 60 - 100 cm, Root leaf, Leaf blade Length: 20 cm; Petiole: long; Leaf shape: large and round like a butterbur; Leaf margin: serrated; Flower color: yellow; Inflorescence form: raceme; Corolla: head flower; Tongue: 2 cm; Number of petals: 1-5; Flowering season: July-August; Appearance: wild flower; Notes: flowers bloom from bottom to top.

Detailed information

Order
Asterales
Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Ligularia
Species
L. stenocephala
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Cordate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
Yellow
Season
JulAug
Height
60 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
2 ~ 2

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