Flower Database

Leontopodium discolor

Basic information
Flower Name
Leontopodium discolor
Formal Name
Leontopodium discolor
Alias
礼文薄雪草, 蝦夷薄雪草, Leontopodium discolor, Rebun-usuyukisou
Habitat
Alpine of the Rebun Island, Hokkaido, Japan
Morph
Alpine years grass
Comment
Leontopodium discolor( scientific name: Leontopodium discolor) is an alpine perennia of the leontopodium genus of the Asteraceae department endemic to Hokkaido. It takes out stalk upright with the rosette leaves from the rhizomes. It choses a bract to look like a flower, and white cotton wool crowded to all grass for light snow. The capitula is only yellow pipe-formed flower. The center is maleness, and the outskirts are.
Cmmon name: Leontopodium discolor , scientific name: Leontopodium discolor, aka: Rebun-usuyukisou, Ezo-usuyukisou ,origin: Rebun Island, Hokkaido, grass : 15-30 cm high, bract leaf colour: white , number of leaves: 10 to 20 , alternate leaf ,leaf : the needle-shaped, flowering: from mid-June to mid-August, flowers: yellow tubular.
Detailed information
Order
Asterales
Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Leontopodium
Species
L. discolor
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Hokkaido
Color
Yellow, White
Season
Jun Jul Aug
Height
15  ~ 30  [cm]
Diameter
0.5  ~ 0.5