Flower Database

Scleranthus biflorus

Basic information
Flower Name
Scleranthus biflorus
Formal Name
Scleranthus biflorus
Alias
knawel, Scleranthus, スクレランツス・ビフロルス
Habitat
Australian eastern and New Zealand
Morph
cold-resistant evergreen perennial herb
Comment
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.
Detailed information
Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Caryophyllaceae
Genus
Scleranthus
Species
S. biflorus
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Aciculate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Alpine Beach Specific area
Color
Green
Season
Nov Dec
Height
15  ~ 15  [cm]
Diameter
0.2  ~ 0.3