Flower Database

Kiransou

Basic information
Flower Name
Kiransou
Formal Name
Ajuga decumbens
Alias
綺欄草, 地獄の釜の蓋, 医者殺し
Habitat
Japan, Korean Peninsula
Morph
crawl and cold-resistant evergreen perennials
Comment
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.
Detailed information
Order
Lamiales
Family
Lamiaceae
Genus
Ajuga
Species
A. decumbens
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Labiate
Leaf type
Oblanceolate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
Violet
Season
Apr May
Height
10  ~ 30  [cm]
Diameter
1  ~ 1