Eranthemum pulchellum

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    Eranthemum pulchellum @ Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
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    Eranthemum pulchellum @ Greenhouse of Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
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    Eranthemum pulchellum @ Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Eranthemum pulchellum
Formal Name
Eranthemum pulchellum
Alias
Eranthemum pulchellum, Blue eranthemum, Eranthemum nervosum, Rurihanagasa
Habitat
India
Morph
Small evergreen shrub

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What is Eranthemum pulchellum

Eranthemum pulchellum , Blue eranthemum or Rurihanagasa (scientific name: Eranthemum pulchellum) is an evergreen small shrub native to India and belonging to the family Acanthaceae. From midwinter to spring, the spikes are stretched from the axilis, and many bluish violet florets covered with bracts are bloomed. Flower is a tubular flower and the tip is split by 5. Inflorescence blooms from bottom to top. Two stamper jumped out of the flower are conspicuous. It is planted for viewing. The genus name "Eranthemum" comes from the Latin "Er (spring) + anthemum (flower)" = "spring flower". "Species picnic" pulchellum " means" pretty " in Latin. The flower language is "extreme of pretty". There are Pseuderanthemum carruthersii(Ruri-hanagasa-modoki, (scientific name: Pseuderanthemum carruthersii) in a similar flower.

Common name: Eranthemum pulchellum, aka: Eranthemum pulchellum, also known as: Blue eranthemum, Eranthemum, Rurihanagasa, Origin: India, Living type: evergreen small shrub, height: 100 to 200 cm, leaf shape: egg shape, leaf color: dark green and white vein vein is prominent, leaf margin: small serrated, veins: dent, leaf order: vegetation, leaf height : 5 to 7 cm, leaf width: 2 to 3 cm, inflorescence diameter: 10 cm, flowering period: January to April, flower color: blue purple, flower size: 2 cm, Flower shape: tubular flower with five tears, inflorescence form: spike, number of stamens: 2 .

Detailed information

Order
Lamiales
Family
Acanthaceae
Genus
Eranthemum
Species
E. pulchellum
Flower language
The perfection of the Karen ()
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Blue, Violet
Season
JanFebMarApr
Height
100 ~ 200 [cm]
Diameter
2 ~ 2

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