Strobilanthes japonicus

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    Strobilanthes japonicus @ Mount Takao

Basic information

Flower Name
Strobilanthes japonicus
Formal Name
Strobilanthes japonicus
Alias
Green Mondo Grass
Habitat
South-East Asia
Morph
Years of grass

Comment

Strobilanthes japonicus is an annual grass of the Acanthaceae department Strobilanthes genus native to Southeast Asia. From the summer to fall it lets lip-type light red purple flowers bloom. Feral was what was transmitted to Japan via China as an ornamental. Come with vs. in the long oval-shaped leaves. Of each petal is 5 deep the fissure.

Common name: Strobilanthes japonicus, scientific name:Strobilanthes japonicus, aka:Green Mondo Grass, origin: South-East Asia, Habitat: from Gifu of Honshu to West Kyushu, Japan. Shady environments: mountains, living type: perennials, plant height: 30-50 cm, stalk: good rather than branches, phyllotaxis: opposite, flower color: light red purple flowering time: June - October, rose: funnel-shaped with Tip 5 crack, pedicel length: 1-2 cm, stamens number: 4, fruit type: capsule and ripens fruit and seed number: 4.

Detailed information

Order
Lamiales
Family
Acanthaceae
Genus
Strobilanthes
Species
S. japonicus
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Repand
Flowering place
Low mountain
Color
Violet
Season
JunJulAugSepOct
Height
30 ~ 50 [cm]
Diameter
1.5 ~ 2

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