Flower Database

Tamano kan-aoi

Basic information
Flower Name
Tamano kan-aoi
Formal Name
Heterotropa muramatsui var. tamaensis
Alias
Habitat
Southwest Kanto
Morph
perennial grass
Comment
Tamano kan-aoi (scientific name: Asarum tamaense) is a varieties of kan-aoi which was first confirmed in the Tama hills. Evergreen perennial plant belonging to the family Aristolochiaceae. It is considered to be a variant of Amagi kan-aoi.
Generic name: Tamano kan-aoi , Scientific name: Asarum tamaense, Heterotropa muramatsui var. Tamaensis, Place of origin: Southwest Kanto region, plant height: 10 cm, leaf color: green, leafy: glossy, petiole: long, leaves : Egg circle to wide ellipse, leaf length: 5 to 13 cm, leaf width: 5 to 13 cm, flower color (sepal color): dark brown, calyx diameter: 2-3 cm, calyx shape: tubular, flowering period: March to April.
Detailed information
Order
Piperales
Family
Aristolochiaceae
Genus
Asarum
Species
A. tamaense
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Broad elliptic
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Color
Green
Season
Mar Apr
Height
10  ~ 10  [cm]
Diameter
2  ~ 3