Chloranthus serratus

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    Chloranthus serratus @ Tsukuba Botanical Garden
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    Chloranthus serratus @ Tsukuba Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Chloranthus serratus
Formal Name
Chloranthus serratus
Alias
Chloranthus serratus
Habitat
Japan, the Korean peninsula
Morph
perennial plant

Comment

What is Chloranthus serratus

Chloranthus serratus or called Futari Shizuka in Japanese (Scientific name: Chloranthus serratus) is a perennial plant of the family Chloranthaceae native to Japan, the Korean peninsula, and China. In early summer, it grows wild in the dim mountainous areas of Hokkaido-Kyushu. Make at least two spikelets from the stem end and bloom white small flowers of rice grain size. Add a no flower covered flower. Hitori Shika (scientific name: Chloranthus japonicus) . C. japonicus is taller and has many spikes. Also, the flowers are not similar. C. japonicus stillness is a flower name attached to the source of Yoshitsune Minamoto, and it is a name given to it, and "C.serratus stillness" is a name that was compared with the one before silence and its ghost. Either way, one may receive such an image if you look at it on a secluded dark mountain road.
The genus name "Chloranthus" means the Latin word "chloros (yellow green)" + "anthos (flower)". The small form "serratus" has a "saw blade".

General name: Chloranthus serratus or called Futari Shizuka in Japanese, Scientific name: Chloranthus serratus, Origin: Japan, Korea, China, Distribution: Hokkaido to Kyushu, Living environment: Mountainous area, Plant height: 30 to 60 cm, Phylogeny: Fragile, Leaf edge: Circular sawtooth, Flowering stage: April to June, Inflorescence form: spikes, Panicle length: w to 5 cm, Flower color: White, Flower diameter: 0.2 to 0.3 cm, Characteristics: Two or more spikes are borne on the tip of the stem, Fruit: Crisp type.

Detailed information

Order
Chloranthales
Family
Chloranthaceae
Genus
Chloranthus
Species
C. serratus
Flower language
Chloranthus serratus ()
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Crenate
Flowering place
Botanic gardenLow mountain
Color
White
Season
AprMayJun
Height
30 ~ 60 [cm]
Diameter
0.2 ~ 0.3

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