Flower NameMatricaria chamomilla
Formal NameMatricaria chamomilla
AliasGerman Chamomile, Chamomile, Kamille, German Chamomile, ジャーマン・カモミール
HabitatNorth Asia from Europe.
Morphcold-resistant annual grass
Chamomilla, Matricaria chamomilla or German chamomile (Scientific name: Matricaria chamomilla) is native to Europe and North Asia and is a cold-resistant annual grass of the Asteraceae. In Europe it is known as a panacea herb. The head flower resembling small chrysanthemum consists of surrounding white tongue-shaped flowers (petals) and a yellow tubular flower in the center. Over time, the surrounding petals hang and the yellow part of the center rises. Flowers are raw or dried and drunk as herbal tea. There are a bit of apple incense and bitterness in taste. As medicinal herbs, it is used all over the world from ancient times to modern times. Chamomile tea is also known as a companion plants to activate other plants by planting nearby like marigold. The English name "Chamomile" originates from the Latin "chamai (of the earth)" + "melon (apple)" and is based on the fact that the flower has an apple incense. The language of flowers is "reconciliation" and "to resist adversity." The scientific name "Matricaria" is a Latin word "uterus" because it has effects on gynecology. The species name "chamomilla" is the Latin word "chamai" (low ground of ground) + melon "meaning smelling like an apple" as explained in English.
Common name: Chamomile, Scientific name: Matricaria chamomilla, Synonym: Matricaria recutita, also known as German Chamomile,Place of Origin: Europe - North Asia, Plant Length: 30 - 60 cm, Leaf Shape: Feathery Compound , Flower color: white, flower size: 1 to 2 cm, flowering period: February to October.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arraySolitary Inflorescence
Petal shapecapitate corolla
Leaf typepinnately compound
SeasonFeb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height30 ~ 60 [cm]
Diameter1 ~ 2