Flower Database

Sasa veitchii

Basic information
Flower Name
Sasa veitchii
Formal Name
Sasa veitchii
Alias
隈笹, 縁取笹, 野麦
Habitat
Japan (Kyoto, Japan)
Morph
perennial herbaceous plant
Comment
Sasa veitchii or Kuma zasa (Scientific name: Sasa veitchii) is a perennial herbaceous plant in the family Poaceae, native to Kyoto. It grows in the mountain forests of Japan. The Japanese name comes from the fact that the green leaf margins are shaded in white from autumn to winter. In folk medicine, the leaves have an antiseptic and disinfectant effect, and various vitamins are contained abundantly, and the plant is considered to have a medicinal effect. Common name: kumazasa.
Common name: Sasa veitchii Scientific name: Sasa veitchii, Also known as: Kumazasa, Helitrythosaurus, Place of origin: Japan (Kyoto), Japan
Grass height: 50 to 100 cm; leaf height: 15 to 25 cm, Leaf shape: oblong, Foliage color: Green. The edges turn white in autumn and winter, Phloem: alternate growth, Flower color: Greenish purple to brown, Inflorescence: Conical inflorescence, Pillar: 3, Inflorescence: , Staminodes: 6, Flowering time: Rare, Fruit: Eidocarpus, Fruit shape: Oval.
Detailed information
Order
Poales
Family
Poaceae
Genus
Sasa
Species
S. veitchii
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
spikelet
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Low mountain
Color
Brown, Violet
Season
Height
50  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
0.4  ~ 0.6