Flower Database

Pea of Tutankhamen

Basic information
Flower Name
Pea of Tutankhamen
Formal Name
Pisum sativum 'pea of tutankhamen'
Alias
Pea of Tutankhamen
Habitat
Mesopotamia
Morph
annual grass
Comment
Pea of Tutankhamen (scientific name: Pisum sativum 'Pea of Tutankhamen') is native to Mesopotamia and is an annual grass of the family Fabaceae. It is called mysterious peas. It is regarded as descendants of beans excavated from Tut King's (Tut King) grave. Red flowers are blooming, and after flowers a purple pod is formed. In the sheath there are about seven green beans that are the same as regular peas. A kind of fruit, beans are edible just like regular peas.
Common name: Pea of Tutankhamen, Scientific name: Pisum sativum 'Pea of Tutankhamen', also known as King Tut Purple Pea, Origin: Mesopotamia, flower color: red, pod color: purple, flower season: March to May, plant height: 200 to 300 cm, harvest period: anniversary (season from May to June).
Detailed information
Order
Fabales
Family
Fabaceae
Genus
Pisum
Species
P. sativum 'Pea of Tutankhamen'
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Head
Petal shape
Butterfly
Leaf type
Ternate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
field Botanic garden
Color
Red
Season
Mar Apr May
Height
200  ~ 300  [cm]
Diameter
0.5  ~ 0.5