Asarum aspera

Asarum aspera

  • Asarum aspera
  • Asarum aspera
  • Asarum aspera
  • Asarum aspera
  • Flower name
    Asarum aspera
  • Scientific name
    Asarum aspera
  • Alias都寒葵
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse, Botanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonApril, December

What is Asarum aspera

Asarum aspera or commonly called as Miyako Kan-aoi (scientific name: Asarum aspera) is a varieties of "Kanaoi (Scientific name: Asarum)" which is an evergreen perennial of the family Aristolochiaceae. It grows naturally in the forest of mountain of West Japan to Shikoku. The leaves are green and spotted and there is no gloss as hair grows. Flower (calyx) is necked at the top and spreads 3 and spreads. The inside of the flower (calyx) is purple, and it becomes a lattice shape by vertical and horizontal ridge lines.

Generic name: Miyako Kanayoi, Scientific name: Asarum aspera, Also known as: Miyakoao (Tokyoosui), Classification name: Plant kingdom Angiospermias genuine twin leafs Pepper Prunus species Coleoptera, Origin: Japan, habitat distribution: Yamano, Environment: , Leaf length: 7 cm, leaf shape: egg shape, leafy: hairy and flirting on the surface, flower color (calyx): purple, flower size: 2 cm, flower length: 1 cm, flower shape: hemisphere, stamen Number: 12, number of spells: 6, number of pillars: 6, fruit diameter: 1.5 cm, flowering period: April.


  • Eye
    Aristolochiales
  • Family
    Aristolochiaceae
  • Genus
    Asarum
  • Species
    A. aspera
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial grass
  • Flower colorscream
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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