Iresine herbstii

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    Iresine herbstii @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)

Basic information

Flower Name
Iresine herbstii
Formal Name
Iresine herbstii
Alias
Beefsteak plant, Bloodleaf
Habitat
Brazil
Morph
Evergreen perennial

Comment

Iresine herbstii is a evergreen perennial of the family Amaranthaceae native to Brazil. All grass in red-purple leaf color and with red-purple veins vermeil has. Branch extends to down the ground. Leaves with green veins yellow variant is Iresine herbyrii 'Aureoreticulata'.

Generic name: :Iresine herbstii , scientific name:Iresine herbstii , origin: Brazil, living type: non-hardy perennials, plant: 20-60 cm, Monoplane, leaf arrangement: opposite, leaf length: 3-5 cm, leaf color: Red-purple-prominently veined, dark green (front and back side), leaf margin: wide oval, serrated and not much worth flower diameter:0.5~0.8 cm (flowers, flower skin color: green-white, dioecious, inflorescence shape: spikes), fruit type: ER fruit, fruit shape: spherical, decorative period: from April to November , uses: ornamental plants, leaves and stem is leafy vegetables.

Detailed information

Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Amaranthaceae
Genus
Iresine
Species
I. herbstii
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Broad ovate Leaf
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
foliage plantPot flower
Color
Green, White
Season
AprMayJunJulAugSepOctNov
Height
20 ~ 60 [cm]
Diameter
0.5 ~ 0.8

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