Flower Database

Torenia fournieri

Basic information
Flower Name
Torenia fournieri
Formal Name
Torenia fournieri
Alias
Torenia, 夏菫, Wishbone flower, 花瓜草, トレニア・フルニエリ, bluewings
Habitat
Indonesia
Morph
non-cold-resistant annual plant
Comment
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
May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height
20  ~ 30  [cm]
Diameter
1.5  ~ 2