Flower Database

Monotropastrum humile

Basic information
Flower Name
Monotropastrum humile
Formal Name
Monotropastrum humile
Alias
銀竜草, 幽霊茸
Habitat
Himalaya, China, Taiwan, Japan
Morph
Perennial grass
Comment
Monotropastrum humile is native to the Himalayas, China, Taiwan, Japan, etc. and is a perennial grass of the Ericales Department ,of the Monotropastrum genus. The summer, low plant white flowers bloom in the understory of the forest. White stems, flowers bloom in the landscape looks from the yellow stamens and a pistil blue and round. Without chlorophyll, leaf has degenerated, and flake.
General name: Monotropastrum humile, scientific name:Monotropastrum humile, aka: yuurei-take (Ghost Mushroom), Native to the Himalayas, China, Taiwan, Japan, etc., Habitat: Hokkaido-Okinawa Japan throughout the environment: forests of the forest floor, height: 10-15 cm, color: white, stem color: white, pistil colors: blue, flowering period: April-August, flower diameter:1~1.5cm, fruit types: liquid fruit
Detailed information
Order
Ericales
Family
Ericales
Genus
Monotropastrum
Species
M. humile
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Other
Leaf edge
Other
Flowering place
Low mountain
Color
White
Season
May Jun Jul Aug
Height
10  ~ 15  [cm]
Diameter
1  ~ 1.5