Japanese radish

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    Japanese radish @ Kazuyo's house
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    Japanese radish @ Tsukuba Botanical Garden
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    Japanese radish @ Kazuyo's house
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    Japanese radish @ My home
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    Japanese radish @ Kagiken
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    Japanese radish @ Kagiken
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    Japanese radish @ Akatsuka Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Japanese radish
Formal Name
Raphanus sativus
Alias
Japanese radish
Habitat
Caucasus and Central and Western Asia
Morph
annual grass greens.

Comment

What is Japanese radish

apanese radish( scientific name: Raphanus sativus Linn.) is annual grass of the family brassicaceae native of West to Central Asia.
Bloom in spring Cruciferae-cross shaped white or pale purple flowers.Because amylase of the digestive enzyme is included in a Japanese radish and breaks down starch, it is prevented heartburn and the stomach heavy feeling. In one of "the seven spring herbs", Japanese radish is in the seven herbs with Japanese parsley, a shepherd's purse, Gogol, jacober, Henbit, Candice (turnip, turnip), Barton (radish Hijaz). Varieties of raphanus sativus radish. The variety of the Japanese radish has Raphanus sativus

It is a flower that is chosen as one of the "spring seven herbs" of Japan. In Japan, on January 7, I have a habit of eating "seven gruel gruel" which contains these 7 kinds in porridge.

spring seven grass
  Spring novice porridge (Japanese only)

Common name:Japanese radish, scientific name:Raphanus sativus, Aka: Barton,origin: Caucasus-Central West Asia height: 10-100 cm, flower color: white, lilac, flowering period: March-may harvest season: June-next January (except : from August to October), harvest: root, stem, leaf.

Detailed information

Order
Brassicales
Family
Brassicaceae
Genus
Raphanus
Species
R. sativus
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cross
Leaf type
pinnately compound
Leaf edge
Repand
Flowering place
field
Color
Violet, White
Season
MarAprMay
Height
10 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1

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