Orthosiphon aristatus

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Basic information

Flower Name
Orthosiphon aristatus
Formal Name
Orthosiphon aristatus
Alias
Kumis Kuching
Habitat
India and Southeast Asia, Malay Peninsula
Morph
Non-Hardy Evergreen perennials (Japan, dealing with one grass)

Comment

What is Orthosiphon aristatus

Orthosiphon aristatus, catswhisker or Neko-no-hige (scientific name: Orthosiphon aristatus) is an evergreen perennial herb of the Lamiaceae family. Stems are erect,and has 4 lip-shaped petals and long stamens and pistils of flowers in the summer and fall reached from flower to flower whorls. Flowers change from white to light purple. In the Malay Peninsula in origin and folk medicine. Agglutination is similar to Beard's the cat that did it in Japan, referred to in Malay means cat beard orthosiphon (Kumis Kuching). 

Common name: Orthosiphon aristatus, scientific name: Orthosiphon aristatus, aka: Orthosiphon, Catswhisker, Neko-no-hige ,origin: India-Southeast Asia, Malay Peninsula including ,plant height: 40-70 cm, width: 30-60 cm, stem: 4 crest, leaf shape: oval-oval leaf: 7 cm. leaf color: green leaf edge: serrated phyllotaxis: perception-inflorescence form racemose inflorescences panicle length: 15-20 cm Corolla: lips Flower color: white, pale purple flower diameter: 5-10 cm flowering: 6-10 may use: folk medicine, garden planted fruit types: nuts, fruit shape: long ovoid, fruit color: Brown.

Detailed information

Order
Lamiales
Family
Lamiaceae
Genus
Orthosiphon
Species
O. aristatus
Flower language
Fun home ()
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Labiate
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Violet, White
Season
JunJulAugSepOct
Height
40 ~ 70 [cm]
Diameter
5 ~ 10

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