Flower Database

Utubo-gusa

Basic information
Flower Name
Utubo-gusa
Formal Name
Prunella vulgaris subsp. asiatica
Alias
靫草, 日本夏枯草, Utsubo-gusa, Asian self-heal
Habitat
The northern hemisphere of China ,Jaoan,Taiwan etc.
Morph
perennial herb
Comment
Utsubo-gusa or Asian self-heal (Scientific name: Prunella vulgaris subsp. asiatica) is a subspecies of the perennial herb 'Prunella vulgaris' of the family Lamiaceae native of the northern hemisphere of China, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, India. The summer in sunny grasslands and wild places a spicate inflorescence of ductility (old Samurai put arrows and carrying a bamboo tube) put a lot of lip-Mauve flowers. The stem is square, and leaves are opposite. A flower and a spike have hair. The spike is considered to be Chinese medicine.
Common name: Utsubo-gusa or Asian self-heal, Scientific name: Prunella vulgaris subsp. asiatica , Place of origin: The northern hemisphere of the northern hemisphere of China ,Japan,Taiwan, Korean peninsula, Ind, environment :grasslands and wild places, Living type: perennial herb, stem length: 10 to 30 cm, leaf shape: lance shaped, leaf length: 2 to 4 cm, spike length: 3 to 8 cm, flower diameter: 0.5-2 cm, flowering time: May to June, flower color: Wisteria-blue-purple-white.
Detailed information
Order
Lamiales
Family
Lamiaceae
Genus
Prunella
Species
P. vulgaris subsp. asiatica
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Labiate
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
Violet, White
Season
May Jun
Height
10  ~ 30  [cm]
Diameter
0.5  ~ 2