Flower Database

Persicaria chinensis

Basic information
Flower Name
Persicaria chinensis
Formal Name
Persicaria chinensis
Alias
蔓蕎麦, Chinese knotweed
Habitat
In the world
Morph
perennial vine
Comment
Persicaria chinensis is climbing nature perennial plant of the family Polygonaceae native to East Asia. It grows naturally near the coast of Honshu to Kyushu. The stems and leaves are similar to the Houttuynia cordata (Dokudami , scientific name: Houttuynia cordata). For a long period of late spring to early winter, stretch out the rhinoceroses from the shoot apex and axilis, attach a small white flower that fragrances together. What looks like this white flower is a 5 deep seated calyx, not a petal. On the Japanese name such as "Tsuru soba", "Tsuru" means a vine plant, "Soba" is "Buckwheat" is based on the fact that the fruit resembles the fruit of buckwheat (soba, Fagopyrum esculentum) . "Genetic name" "Persicaria" means "Inotada", species species "chinensis" means "in China". The flower language is "always there." It is not conspicuous, but it is based on long-term blooming. There is a beetle syrup (Himori soba, scientific name: Persicaria capitata) that makes peach color flowers bloom in another genus.
Generic name: Persicaria chinensis, Scientific name: Persicaria chinensis, Other name:Chinese knotweed, Buckwheat vine , distribution: Japan of Honshu - Kyushu, environment: The warm shore, the vine head: 100cm, leaf shape: Egg-shaped- long ovoid, a leaf relationship: All relationships, phyllotaxis: Each other life, inflorescence: A caput, the number of the petals: Five pieces of calyxes, petal: Nothing, the number of the stamens: Eight of them, anther: Blue, the number of the pistils: 1, a style: Three of them, anthesis: For from May to December, it is a color of a flower: White, flower diameter: 0.3-0.5 cm, a fruit color: Black.
Detailed information
Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Polygonaceae
Genus
Persicaria
Species
P. chinensis
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
White
Season
May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Height
70  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
0.3  ~ 0.5