- Flower nameAmana erythronioides
- Scientific nameAmana erythronioides
- Alias広葉の甘菜, Amana erythronioides
- Place of originJapan, the Korean Peninsula and China
- Place of floweringFields and footpaths
- Flowering seasonMarch, April
What is Amana erythronioides
Amana erythronioides (Scientific nama: Amana erythronioides) is a perennial wild herb of the genus Amana in the family Liliaceae, native to Japan, the Korean Peninsula and China. In Japan, it grows in sunny grasslands and on the forest floor in the Kanto, Kinki, and Shikoku regions. There are round scales underground. It has two linear leaves and three bracteoles.It is similar to Amana (scientific name: Amana edulis), but the leaves are shorter and wider than those of Amana (A. edulis), with a white band in the center of the leaf. It produces a single white flower at the tip of the flower stalk in spring. The flower consists of three outer and three inner segments with a reddish purple streak on the outer side of the segments.
Common name: Amana hirohana, :Scientific nama: Amana erythronioides, Grass height: 15-20 cm, Leaf shape: linear, Leaf color: green with a white central band, Leaf blade length: 15-20 cm, Leaf width: 1.5-2 cm, Flowering season: March-April Flower color: white; stalk length: 15 cm; flower diameter: 3-5 cm; corolla shape: 6-petaled; stamens: 6; anther color: yellow; fruit type: capsule; fruit shape: oblong with three mounds; note: endangered ll.