Flower NameTorenia fournieri
Formal NameTorenia fournieri
AliasTorenia, 夏菫, Wishbone flower, 花瓜草, トレニア・フルニエリ, bluewings
Morphnon-cold-resistant annual plant
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.
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Flower arrayRacemous Inflorescence
ColorPink, Violet, White
SeasonMay Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height20 ~ 30 [cm]
Diameter1.5 ~ 2