devil's claw

Unicorn plant

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    devil's claw @ Kiba Park
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    devil's claw @ Kiba Park
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    devil's claw @ Kiba Park

Basic information

Flower Name
devil's claw
Formal Name
Ibicella lutea
Alias
unicorn plant
Habitat
South America
Morph
annual insecticidal plant

Comment

What is devil's claw

Devil's claw (scientific name: Ibicella lutea) is an annual insecticidal plant of the family Martyniaceae native to South America. Yellow flowers bloom in summer. The leaves are mind-shaped, and the leaf stem is similar to puffer (scientific name: Petasites japonicus). The gland hair growing on the leaf stem is caught and captures insects. Flower name is similar to flower pale peach colored horn tuna (horn sesame, scientific name: Proboscidea), and it depends on yellow flower color. How to add flowers is a general inflorescence, attach a lot of yellow bell-shaped flowers about 5 cm to the tip of the flower pattern. Another name is "devil's claw" which means that the tip of the dried fruit is like a horn of goat, or a nail like an anchor and the contact person or wildlife It comes from sticking to it and making harm.

Common name: Devil's claw, scientific name: Ibicella lutea, aka: devil's claw, unicorn plant, Akumano netsu , devil's nail, Tabibito nakase, Place of Origin: South America, Plant Length: 50 cm, Flower Color: Yellow Flow Diameter: 5 cm, Flowering Period: July - November, Fruit Length: 15 cm.

Detailed information

Order
Lamiales
Family
Martyniaceae
Genus
Ibicella
Species
I. lutea
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Campanulate
Leaf type
Cordate
Leaf edge
incision
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
Yellow
Season
JulAugSepOct
Height
50 ~ 50 [cm]
Diameter
5 ~ 5

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