Asarum minamitanianum

Asarum minamitanianum

  • Asarum minamitanianum
  • Asarum minamitanianum
  • Asarum minamitanianum
  • Asarum minamitanianum
  • Asarum minamitanianum
  • Asarum minamitanianum
  • Asarum minamitanianum
  • Asarum minamitanianum
  • Asarum minamitanianum
  • Asarum minamitanianum
  • Flower name
    Asarum minamitanianum
  • Scientific name
    Asarum minamitanianum
  • Alias尾長寒葵
  • Place of originMiyazaki (Japan) 
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Low mountains
  • Flowering seasonApril

What is Asarum minamitanianum

Asarum minamitanianum is a kind of perennial "asarum" native only in Miyazaki Prefecture, stretched long tip of the calyx lobes of the three ridges in the calyx tube becomes a bulkhead.

Common name:Asarum minamitanianum, scientific name: Asarum minamitanianum, aka: Onaga kan-aoi, origin: Miyazaki prefecture, Habitat distribution: lucidity forest, Environment: Rock Grass, living type: evergreen perennials, plant height: 5 to 20 cm, stalk: short axis color: dark purple, nature: ground, scallop, leaves: alternate, leaf shape: the tip is sharp oval and the base is heart, leaf color: Dark green color, number of leaves: several on the stem, petiole: Yes, leaf length: 7 to 10 cm, leaf width: 5 to 9 cm, radially symmetric flower, petal: not degenerate. It seems like a flower is the sepals with which three calyxes are combined, flower color (actually, calyx): dark purple, flower form (calytomorphic form): bell type, the tip is three fissured and flat, the number of sepals: 3 Sheet. Three calyx pieces form a seal cylinder coalesced. Flowering period: April, chin cylinder diameter: 1.5 cm, length of chin cylinder: 1.5 cm, number of stamens: 12, number of pistols: 6, with the tip of the carcass piece growing long (some elongated by 15 cm).


  • Eye
    Piperales
  • Family
    Aristolochiaceae
  • Genus
    Asarum
  • Species
    A. minamitanianum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    heart-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen perennial grass
  • Flower colorsPurple Black Green
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height5.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 2.0 cm

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