Torenia fournieri

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    Torenia fournieri @ Kiba Park
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    Torenia fournieri @ Kiba Park
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    Torenia fournieri @ Kiba Park
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    Torenia fournieri @ My home
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    Torenia fournieri @ Enchanting Floral Gardens(Maui Iland)
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    Torenia fournieri @ Koto-ku(Tokyo)
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    Torenia fournieri @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)

Basic information

Flower Name
Torenia fournieri
Formal Name
Torenia fournieri
Alias
Torenia, Wishbone flower, bluewings
Habitat
Indonesia
Morph
non-cold-resistant annual plant

Comment

What is Torenia fournieri

Torenia (scientific name: Torenia fournieri) is a non-cold-resistant annual plant in the family Linderniaceae native to Indonesia. The stem well branches. From summer to autumn, the whole inflorescence is extended from the tip of the flower stem and leaf axil, and a small lip shape flower resembling a violet is bloomed. The upper lip splits with two fissures and the lower lip clearly three fissures. Some of the macula may have a macular pattern at the central group. Besides the flower color purple reference color, there are deep peach color and white. Tropical Asia it was born so strong in heat and weak in cold. The leaves are ovate and stick to the stems. A representative variety is Torenia fournieri. The name 'Torenia' is a disciple of Linnae, a donation name to a botanist Olof Torén who sailed to a merchant ship priest cage Asia and gathered plants and published a travel record. Uses are garden planting, potted plant, hanging planted flowers are edible plants.

Generic name: Torenia, Scientific name: Torenia fournieri, aka: bluewings, wishbone flower, Origin: Indochina Peninsula, plant length: 20 to 30 cm, stem cross section: square, regeneration: leaf shape: ovoid, leaf margin: saw tooth, bilaterally symmetrical flower, flowering period: 5 Moon - October, flower color: purple, peach, white, flower shape: lip shape, flower diameter: 1.5 to 2 cm.

Detailed information

Order
Lamiales
Family
Linderniaceae
Genus
Torenia
Species
T. fournieri
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Labiate
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Pink, Violet, White
Season
MayJunJulAugSepOct
Height
20 ~ 30 [cm]
Diameter
1.5 ~ 2

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