Flower NameScleranthus biflorus
Formal NameScleranthus biflorus
Aliasknawel, Scleranthus, スクレランツス・ビフロルス
HabitatAustralian eastern and New Zealand
Morphcold-resistant evergreen perennial herb
Scleranthus biflorus (scientific name: Scleranthus biflorus) is an Australian eastern and New Zealand peculiar species and is a cold-resistant evergreen perennial herb of the family Caryophyllaceae. In the country of origin, it grows naturally from the coast to the alpine region. The stock height is about 15 cm, but it branches well and spreads like a carpet to the side. In autumn to winter, attach two yellow - green flowers (actually a calyx) to the tip of the flower pattern. There are no petals on the flower, and it seems like flowers are five sepals. The genus name "Scleranthus" means Latin "skleros (hard) + anthos (flower)". The species name "biflorus" means "bi (2) + florus".
Generic name: Sclerantus biflorus, Scientific name: Scleranthus biflorus, also known as: Sclerantus biflorus, knawel, two-flowered knawel, grass height: 15 cm, grass width: 70 to 80 cm, leaf height: 0.5 to 1 cm, leaf quality: hard, leaf color: green, leaf order: viable, leaf shape: acicular, Flower color (calyx): yellowish green, calyx diameter: 0.3 cm, petal: none, flower pattern length: 1 to 4 cm, use: ground cover.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arraySolitary Inflorescence
Petal shapeno petal
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
Flowering placeAlpine Beach Specific area
Height15 ~ 15 [cm]
Diameter0.2 ~ 0.3