Flower Namedevil's claw
Formal NameIbicella lutea
Alias黄花角胡麻, 悪魔の爪, devil's claw, unicorn plant
Morphannual insecticidal plant
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.
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Flower arrayRacemous Inflorescence
SeasonJul Aug Sep Oct
Height50 ~ 50 [cm]
Diameter5 ~ 5