Flower Database

Tricyrtis macrantha

Basic information
Flower Name
Tricyrtis macrantha
Formal Name
Tricyrtis macrantha
Alias
jourrowhototoggis, 上臈杜鵑草
Habitat
Kochi Prefecture
Morph
cold-resistant perennial grass
Comment
Tricyrtis macrantha, Jourow hototogisu or Tosa jourow hototogisu (Scientific name: Tricyrtis macrantha) is an endemic species of Kochi prefecture, and is a cold-resistant perennial of the family Liliaceae. It grows naturally in Shikoku to Kyushu. One or two bell - shaped flowers are bloomed in the axil. Flower color has yellow on the outside and many reddish purple spots on the inside. It buds upward, however it gradually tilts downwards and blooms. Female flowers and male flowers do not protrude from the cylinder. The flower language is "I want to hear your voice."
In a similar flower, there are flowers blooming from August to October and distributed in the Kii Peninsula (Kii Jourow hototogisu, scientific name: Tricyrtis macranthopsis). T. macranthopsis has shiny leaves and is distinguished from leaves.
Common name: Tricyrtis macrantha, scientific name:Tricyrtis macrantha, Place of Origin: Kochi Prefecture, Environment: steep cliff, plant height: 50 to 100 cm, leaves: alternate, leaf shape: elliptical, vein vein: longitudinal direction, surface: hairy, both sexes same flower, flower shape: bell type, flower length: 4 to 5 cm , Flower color (flowered color): yellow (table), reddish purple spot (reverse), flowering period: September to October, fruit type: fruit, remarks: Endangered species II (VU).
Detailed information
Order
Liliales
Family
Liliaceae
Genus
Tricyrtis
Species
T. macrantha
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Head
Petal shape
Campanulate
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Plain/fleet Garden
Color
Yellow
Season
Sep Oct
Height
50  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
4  ~ 5