Flower NameIresine herbstii
Formal NameIresine herbstii
Aliasイレシネ・ヘルブスチー, Beefsteak plant, Bloodleaf, chicken‐gizzard, 丸葉莧
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.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arraySpike Inflorescence
Leaf typeBroad ovate Leaf
Flowering placefoliage plant Pot flower
SeasonApr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov
Height20 ~ 60 [cm]
Diameter0.5 ~ 0.8