Iink berry

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    Iink berry @ Kiba Park

Basic information

Flower Name
Iink berry
Formal Name
Phytolacca americana
Alias
Ink berry, Pokeweed
Habitat
North America
Morph
Cold-resistant perennial plant

Comment

Iink berry , also known as: Americayamagobow or Pokeweed, scientific name:Phytolacca americana, is a large hardy perennial naturalized from North America of the phytolaccaceae family. Red branches and grows down. Leaves green, oblong with soot. Bloom white flowers in racemes from the rainy season extends from the stalk in summer. However, the flowers without petals, white calyx flowers look like flowers have five cards. Because the crimson dye is found in a droop like flowers after dark reddish-purple fruit called ink berry in the United States. It is a plant have medicinal properties, but especially strong toxicity to the roots.
 
Generic name: Iink berry,scientific name:Phytolacca americana, Other name: Pokeweed, Origin: North America, living type: hardy perennials, plant: 100-200 cm, stem: Red cylinder shapes in well top branching, leaf length: 10-30 cm, leaves: alternate, Leaf: oblong, leaf margin: entire, bisexual flowers, ninomiya, inflorescence size: racemes, inflorescence length: 10 cm, Corolla shape: five-petaled flowers, flower color: white, flower diameter:0.5~0.6cm, sepals number: five stamens number: 10-15, pistil number: 1, ovary: green sphere, flowering period: June-August, fruit: berries, fruit color: dark red-purple-black purple, fruit diameter:0.8cm

Detailed information

Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Phytolaccaceae
Genus
Phytolacca
Species
P. americana
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Color
White
Season
JunJulAug
Height
100 ~ 200 [cm]
Diameter
0.5 ~ 0.6

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