Flower Database

Bistorta suffulta

Basic information
Flower Name
Bistorta suffulta
Formal Name
Bistorta suffulta
Alias
九輪雪筆
Habitat
Japan
Morph
perennial herb
Comment
Bistorta suffulta is a perennial herb of the polygonaceae family which makes white spikes bloom in summer . White flower with pink anthers (of so looks sepals) spikes to make flower is named from the image it has in many layers.
Common name: Bistorta suffulta, Scientific name: Bistorta suffulta, aka: Kurin yukifude, Distribution: mountains of Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu in Japan, Grass height: 20-30 cm, Flower (actually sepals) color: white, Anthers colors: peach, flowering: May-July.
Detailed information
Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Polygonaceae
Genus
Bistorta
Species
B. suffulta
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Cordate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Low mountain
Color
White
Season
May Jun Jul
Height
20  ~ 30  [cm]
Diameter
0.5  ~ 0.5