Iwasyajin

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    Iwasyajin @ Hakobe Botanical Garden

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    Iwasyajin @ Hakobe Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Iwasyajin
Formal Name
Adenophora takedae
Alias
Iwasyajin
Habitat
Japan
Morph
deciduous perennial grasses

Comment

Iwashagin (scientific name: Adenophora takedae) is a deciduous of the family Campanulaceae in Japan. It is a mountain grass growing naturally in a rocky place. Stems and leaves are thin. From summer to autumn, I will extend the inflorescences and blow up about 10 bell-shaped bell-purple flowers whose tops are 5 shallow. Adenophora is a genus Treebirdenin, species tiny name takedae is a contribution to Dr. Hisayoshi Takeda, a Japanese alpine plant researcher. Plants belonging to the same family are similar to Korean ginseng whose flowers are bell-bell type, root is a herbal medicine "Shajin (Shinsin)" can be collected, so it is named "Shadgin", It was named from growing. It is similar to Japanese lady bell(Tsurigane-ninjin, scientific name: :Adenophora triphylla var. japonica) , however it can be distinguished from Japanese lady bell(Tsurigane-ninjin) by the flower pillar not coming out of the corolla.

Common name: Iwasyajin, scientific name: Adenophora takedae, origin: Japan distribution: Mainland (out grass roots), plant height: 30-70 cm, Rhizome: a thick stem and leaves thin, Leaves: nutrient foliage, ovoid, leaf with leaf arrangement: alternate, stem: slender lanceolate-wideband linear, stem length: 7-15 cm. leaf margin: sawtooth, flower: August-October, flower diameter:1.5~2.5 cm, Corolla length:1.5~2.5 cm, radial symmetry, inflorescence type: racemes, Peduncle length: 2-5 cm, Crown color: blue violet (rare, blooms with white petals and double), squeezing: in bell-shaped Tip 5 lobed, flowers bloom: racemes with 10 degree downward and out the flowering column: Corolla, sepals number 5,: Calyx lobes linear, Calyx lobes long:0.5~0.8 cm, Number of stamens: 5, ovary: lower to 3, stigma: three-lobed and fruit type: capsule and ripens fruit, applications: potted plants, cut flowers, Camellia, garden planted, according to the name of the Japanese alpine plants Takeda Hisayoshi , remarks: scientific name.

Detailed information

Order
Asterales
Family
Campanulaceae
Genus
Adenophora
Species
A. takedae
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Campanulate
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
Violet, White
Season
AugSepOct
Height
30 ~ 70 [cm]
Diameter
1.5 ~ 2.5

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