Lychnis wilfordi

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    Lychnis wilfordi @ Hakobe Botanical Garden
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    Lychnis wilfordi @ Hakobe Botanical Garden
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    Lychnis wilfordi @ Hakobe Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Lychnis wilfordi
Formal Name
Lychnis wilfordi
Alias
Embisennou
Habitat
Japan
Morph
perennial grass

Comment

What is Lychnis wilfordi

Lychnis wilfordi or Embi sennou (scientific name: Lychnis wilfordi) is a perennial grass native to Japan. From the lowlands of the wild steppes grows. Leaves are lanceolate in along the stem shifted 90 degrees, the opposite. Extends from the top of the stalk in summer, cymes of numerous florets bloom. 5-petaled flowers with Tip 4 deep lobed shape is similar to the tail feathers of the swallows, has been named. This unique flower shape compared to the fireworks,too. Genus 'Lychnis' is a derivative of Greek 'lychnos', which means Flame in English. It looks like a lot of open palms are combined, the burning red velvet flares open and it blooms, so the point that the flower language is "health beauty" gains a point.

*The following are the plants of the genus Lychnis.
Embi-sennou (scientific name:Lychnis wilfordi)
Matsumoto-sennou (scientific name:Lychnis sieboldii)
Lychnis haageana (scientific name:Lychnis × haageana)
Senju-ganpi (scientific name:Lychnis gracillima)
Fushiguro-sennou (scientific name:Lychnis miqeliana).

Common name:Lychnis wilfordi, Scientific name: Lychnis wilfordi, aka: Embi sennou, Origin: Japan, living type: perennial, stem length: 50-80 cm, leaf: lanceolate, leaf arrangement: opposite, flower length: 3 cm, flower, red, flowering: July-August.

Detailed information

Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Caryophyllaceae
Genus
Lychnis
Species
L. wilfordi
Flower language
Health beauty (Nov 08)
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Plain/fleetLow mountain
Color
Red
Season
JulAug
Height
50 ~ 80 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 3

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