Spiranthes sinensis

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    Spiranthes sinensis @ Tokyo medical botanical garden
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    Spiranthes sinensis @ Tokyo Sea Life Park
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    Spiranthes sinensis @ Hakobe Botanical Garden
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    Spiranthes sinensis @ Tokyo Sea Life Park
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    Spiranthes sinensis @ Kiba Park
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    Spiranthes sinensis @ Tokyo Sea Life Park
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    Spiranthes sinensis @ Mukojima-Hyakkaen Gardens

Basic information

Flower Name
Spiranthes sinensis
Formal Name
Spiranthes sinensis
Alias
Chinese spiranthes
Habitat
Japan, Himalaya, Siberia, and Oceania
Morph
Perennial grass

Comment

What is Spiranthes sinensis

Spiranthes sinensis , Chinese spiranthes, or Nejibana,(scientific name: Spiranthes sinensis) is a perennial wildflower of the Orchidaceae, native to Japan, Himalaya, Siberia, and Oceania. It blooms a purple-red small flower that is spirally twisted in summer. Each small flower has an orchid shape. The species after the flower is light, and one is about 0.001 mg, and it flies in the sky like dust.

Common name: screw flower (twisted flower), scientific name: Spiranthes sinensis, aka: Nejibana, Chinese spiranthes, Origin: Japan, Himalaya, Siberia, and Oceania, Distribution: Hokkaido, Shikoku, Kyushu of Japan, Environment: Wetlands, grass height: 10-40 cm, rooted leaves, leaf form: linear spinous needles, inflorescence: spiral spikes, inflorescence height: 5-15 cm, flowering time: May to August, flower color (scale and lateral petal): reddish purple to pink, flower color (lip valve): white, small flower diameter: 0.5 cm, seed weight (1 piece): 0.001 mg, breeding method: airborne flower.

Detailed information

Order
Asparagales
Family
Orchidaceae
Genus
Spiranthes
Species
S. sinensis
Flower language
thought (Jul 04)
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Orchid
Leaf type
Oblanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
Pink, White
Season
MayJunJulAug
Height
10 ~ 40 [cm]
Diameter
0.5 ~ 0.5

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