Asarum megacalyx

Asarum megacalyx

  • Asarum megacalyx
  • Asarum megacalyx
  • Asarum megacalyx
  • Asarum megacalyx
  • Asarum megacalyx
  • Asarum megacalyx
  • Flower name
    Asarum megacalyx
  • Scientific name
    Asarum megacalyx
  • Alias越ノ寒葵, Heterotropa megacalyx, メガカリクス, megacalyx, Asarum megacalyx
  • Place of originJapan 
  • Place of floweringPotted flower, Specific area
  • Flowering seasonFebruary, March, April, May

What is Asarum megacalyx

Asarum megacalyx is an evergreen perennial plant of the department Aristolochiaceae Asarum genus inhabiting the snowiness zone of Fukui from Yamagata in Japan. It is a kind of the Asarum. The rhizome is big. The leaf is dark violet, and flat open does flowwet (really a chin pipe) that the tip made 3 crack with bell form in late spring from latter part of winter.

Common name: Asarum megacalyx 、scientific name:Asarum megacalyx, aka:Heterotropa megacalyx, othe name:koshino kanaoi(Japanese),origin: Japan, Habitat: Yamagata-much of Fukui Prefecture Dim under the tree the snowy mountains: environment, life: Evergreen perennial, height: 5-pointed leaf arrangement: alternate the leaf tip, 20 cm, stem: short, axis color: dark purple and green and nature: ground creeping egg-shaped base heart-shaped, leaf color: dark green areas in the Vitiligo Crest with the leaf: stem pieces The petiole:, leaf length: 7-10 cm, leaf width: degenerated radiation symmetric flowers, flowers: flowers are 5 cm, and no. Looks like the flower is the joint venture 3 calyx sepals. Form the calyx tube adherent rust-colored (dark purple), sepals the number 3: flower color (colored calyx), and advanced 3 crack in the bell-shaped flower (calyx tube shape) open flat, flower diameter (jaw cylinder diameter):2.5-3cm, Hana (jaw cylinder length):2.5-3cm the flowering time: February-may: the number of stamens 12 pistil: 6 books, breeding, seed and fruiting period: early summer, Fragrance: leaf stems and herbage of the Gifu Butterfly.


  • Eye
    Piperales
  • Family
    Aristolochiaceae
  • Genus
    Asarum
  • Species
    A. megacalyx
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen perennial grass
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height5.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.5 ~ 3.0 cm

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