Formal NameAjuga decumbens
Alias綺欄草, 地獄の釜の蓋, 医者殺し
HabitatJapan, Korean Peninsula
Morphcrawl and cold-resistant evergreen perennials
Kiransou (scientific name: Ajuga decumbens) is native to Japan, Korean Peninsula, China, crawl and cold-resistant evergreen perennials of the Labiatae family Ajuga. In the spring, purple flowers with lip shape bloom. Root leaf has a rosette shape and grows like crawling on the ground. Also known as a herbal medicine called "musculoskeletalus", it is also known as Jigokuno kamano futa (lid of a kettle of hell) alias, Isyakoroshi (doctor killing). In similar flowers, i> Ajuga (Ajuga).
Common name: Kiransou, Scientific name: Ajuga decumbens, aka: Jigokuno kamano futa (lid of hell's kettle), Isya koroshi (doctor killing), Ajuga decumbens, Origin: Japan, Korean Peninsula, China, habitat: roadside, height of the road: 10 to 30 cm, leaf color: shiny deep green, leaf shape: overturned needle shape, leaf edge: wavy Sawtooth, flower color: purple, flower shape: lip shape, flower size: 1 cm, flowering period: April to May.
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Flower arraySpike Inflorescence
Height10 ~ 30 [cm]
Diameter1 ~ 1