toothache plant

Acmella oleracea

  • toothache plant
  • toothache plant
  • toothache plant
  • toothache plant
  • toothache plant
  • toothache plant
  • Flower name
    toothache plant
  • Scientific name
    Acmella oleracea
  • Aliasハトウガラシ, 阿蘭陀千日, 葉唐辛子, Spilanthes, Toothache plant
  • Place of originSouth-East Asia and India
  • Place of floweringGarden, Field, Botanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September
  • Language of flowersFickle

What is toothache plant

Toothache plant (scientific name: Acmella oleracea) is a hardy perennial asteraceae native to Southeast Asia, such as India. Give the skinny "tips such as Bon Bon lovely oval tubular flowers only from consisting of rounded flowers. Flowers in yellow, Brown tops. Includes spicy ingredients Sprinter (Spilanthol) varieties with high zesty and spicy, so leaves boiled in soy sauce, 'ha-rtougarashi' (pepper leaf) is used. Is grown for the ornamental flowers and leaves and herbal spices, rheumatoid arthritis, and ventilation work materials. Flowers are yellow, monochromatic or spilanthes (yellow flowers Holland sennichimae) also.

Common name: Toothache plant, scientific name: Acmella oleracea, aka: hertougarasi (pepper leaf) Spilanthes, egg balls, origin: India, Southeast Asia, the plant height: 30 cm, phyllotaxis: opposite, leaf oval, leaf color: green, leaf: shallow serrations, flower color: yellow+Brown, flowering period: July to September.


  • Eye
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Spiranthes
  • Species
    S. acmera
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeCold hardiness of years grass
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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