Flower Database

Aconite

Basic information
Flower Name
Aconite
Formal Name
Aconitum japonicum subsp. japonicum
Alias
monkshood, 鳥兜
Habitat
Temperate regions of the northern hemisphere, such as Japan ,Korea and China
Morph
Years of grass
Comment
Aconite (scientific name:Aconitum) is a generic name of the perennial plant of the family ranunculaceae growing wild in the wet fields and mountains. The leaves are split in three into a a palm form and they grow each other to a branch. It makes a flower of the violet bloom to the raceme or the corymb which lengthened from the stem point in autumn from summer. It is the origin of the name that the form of the flower resembles a crown namely an aconite, formal headwear for court nobles suffered by Noh. The plant of gilt-cup eyes has many things of the poisonousness, but this aconite is virulent among other things, and there are aconitine and saying strong poison to all grass. An aconite and a water hemlock, Coriaria are considered to be Japanese three major poisonous plants.
Common name: Aconite,Scientific name:Aconitum, Also known as : monkshood, origin: Temperate regions of the northern hemisphere, such as Japan, Korea and China, Environment: wild wet, Life type: perennials, plant: 30-120 cm, of leaves: palmate in ternate, leaves: alternate, leaf color: green and flower: typically, blue-violet, flower diameter: In addition to white, peach, yellow, flowering period: August to October.
Detailed information
Order
Ranunculales
Family
Ranunculaceae
Genus
Aconitum
Species
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Corymb
Petal shape
Kamen
Leaf type
Ternate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Feather-formed incision
Flowering place
Low mountain Marsh Plain/fleet
Color
Pink, Violet, Yellow, White
Season
Aug Sep Oct
Height
30  ~ 120  [cm]
Diameter
3  ~ 5