Kiransou

Ajuga decumbens

  • Kiransou
  • Kiransou
  • Flower name
    Kiransou
  • Scientific name
    Ajuga decumbens
  • Aliasジゴクノカマノフタ, 綺欄草, 地獄の釜の蓋, イシャコロシ, 医者殺し
  • Place of originJapan, Korean Peninsula
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Kiransou

Kiransou (scientific name: Ajuga decumbens) is native to Japan, Korean Peninsula, China, crawl and cold-resistant evergreen perennials of the Labiatae family Ajuga. In the spring, purple flowers with lip shape bloom. Root leaf has a rosette shape and grows like crawling on the ground. Also known as a herbal medicine called "musculoskeletalus", it is also known as Jigokuno kamano futa (lid of a kettle of hell) alias, Isyakoroshi (doctor killing). In similar flowers, i> Ajuga (Ajuga).

Common name: Kiransou, Scientific name: Ajuga decumbens, aka: Jigokuno kamano futa (lid of hell's kettle), Isya koroshi (doctor killing), Ajuga decumbens, Origin: Japan, Korean Peninsula, China, habitat: roadside, height of the road: 10 to 30 cm, leaf color: shiny deep green, leaf shape: overturned needle shape, leaf edge: wavy Sawtooth, flower color: purple, flower shape: lip shape, flower size: 1 cm, flowering period: April to May.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Lamiaceae
  • Genus
    Ajuga
  • Species
    A. decumbens
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    Inverted lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life type crawl and cold-resistant evergreen perennials
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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