Scutellaria baicalensis

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    Scutellaria baicalensis @ Tokyo medical botanical garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Scutellaria baicalensis
Formal Name
Scutellaria baicalensis
Alias
Scutellaria baicalensis
Habitat
Russia, Mongolia, China, Korea
Morph
perennial herb

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What is Scutellaria baicalensis

Scutellaria baicalensis, Baikal skullcap or Chinese skullcap (scientific name: Scutellaria baicalensis) is a perennial herb of the genus Scutellaria Lamiaceae, native to Russia, Mongolia, China and the Korean Peninsula. It produces small purple, lip-shaped flowers in summer and autumn on spikelets that grow from the tips of creeping stems. It is cold and drought-tolerant, but not very humid. The yellowish color is the color of the root, which is used in Chinese medicine. It prefers sunny, well-ventilated soil with good drainage. Don't fertilize it too much.

Common name: Scutellaria baicalensisr, scientific name: Scutellaria baicalensis, also known as Baikal skullcap or Chinese skullcap, Place of origin: Russia, Mongolia, China, Korea, grass height: 40-60 cm, leaf color: green, leaf inflorescence: opposite, leaf shape: lanceolate, leaf margin: entire, flowering season: July-October, flower diameter: 2 cm, flower color: blue-violet, propagation: stocking. ,Use: medicinal, the rhizome is the medicinal herb.

Detailed information

Order
Lamiales
Family
Lamiaceae
Genus
Scutellaria
Species
S. baicalensis
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Labiate
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
field
Color
Violet
Season
JulAugSepOct
Height
40 ~ 60 [cm]
Diameter
2 ~ 2

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