Flower Database

Narthecium asiaticum

Basic information
Flower Name
Narthecium asiaticum
Formal Name
Narthecium asiaticum
Alias
Bog Asphodel, 金黄花
Habitat
Japan
Morph
Alpine grass for years, group health, poison
Comment
Yellow flowers bloomed by the sidewalk of the grasses among day lilies when trekking the wetlands of low mountain ~ sub-alpine like Oze.
Narthecium asiaticum , Bog asphodel or Kinkoka (Gold yellow flower, a scientific name: Narthecium asiaticum) is low perennial plant of the family nartheciaceae ,the genus narthecium native to Japan. The leaf turns red with green in autumn and does sword form like the leaf of the Japanese Iris. It lets six valves, star-shaped,yellow flowers bloom and goes up from the bottom in the raceme developed from top of the narrow stem. Because It is a poisonous plant, an eating disorder is caused when the domestic animals such as cows eat. Please look at this for toxic plant specials.
Generic name: Bog Asphodel, scientific name: Narthecium asiaticum, Another name: Bog Asphodel, habitat: - Hokkaido from the Honshu central part including Oze and to the north, environment: The damp plain of the sub-high mountain - high mountain, an ecotype: Perennial plant, height of the grass : 25-30cm, a root green leaf, leaf shape: sword-formed linear, inflorescence form: Raceme, a color of a flower: yellow, floret diameter: 0.3cm fleuret: star-shaped, floret pieces: 6, the way of blooming of the flower: blooming from the bottom to the top: Flat open, anthesis: poisonous, blooming piriod:from July to August, A poisonous plant, use for : admiration.
Detailed information
Order
Dioscoreales
Family
Nartheciaceae
Genus
Narthecium
Species
N. asiaticum
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
six
Leaf type
Sword
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical area Alpine Marsh
Color
Yellow
Season
Jul Aug
Height
25  ~ 30  [cm]
Diameter
0.3  ~ 0.3