Aralia cordata

Aralia cordata

  • Aralia cordata
  • Aralia cordata
  • Aralia cordata
  • Aralia cordata
  • Aralia cordata
  • Aralia cordata
  • Aralia cordata
  • Aralia cordata
  • Aralia cordata
  • Aralia cordata
  • Aralia cordata
  • Aralia cordata
  • Aralia cordata
  • Aralia cordata
  • Flower name
    Aralia cordata
  • Scientific name
    Aralia cordata
  • Alias独活
  • Place of originJapan, the Korean Peninsula and China
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September

What is Aralia cordata

Aralia cordata or Udo (Scientific name: Aralia cordata) is native to Japan, the Korean Peninsula and China, and is edible with perennial herbs of the family Araliaceae. White flowers will bloom in the summer and black fruits will be made in autumn. Because there are peculiar to wild vegetables, preference is divided, but it is useful vegetables because there is no part to throw away. Cooking methods include vinegar miso soup, tempura, kinpira and so on.

Common name: Aralia cordata or Udo, Scientific name: Aralia cordata, birthe place: Japan, the Korean Peninsula and China, life type: perennial, plant height: 200 to 300 cm, flower color: white, Flowering season: summer, fruit season: fall, fruit color: black, fruit type: fruit type, fruit type, fruit type: fruit type, wild vegetable, edible part: young leaves, buds, stems, cooking methods: vinegar miso, tempura, kimpira.


  • Eye
    Apiales
  • Family
    Araliaceae
  • Genus
    Aralia
  • Species
    A. cordata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    2 times pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeedible with perennial herbs
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.3 ~ 0.3 cm

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