Usuba saishin

Asarum sieboldii

  • Usuba saishin
  • Usuba saishin
  • Usuba saishin
  • Usuba saishin
  • Flower name
    Usuba saishin
  • Scientific name
    Asarum sieboldii
  • Alias薄葉細辛, カンアオイ, 寒葵
  • Place of originTokunoshima
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May

What is Usuba saishin

Usuba saishin (scientific name: Asarum sieboldii) is an inherent species of Tokunoshima and is a varieties of canoe odor. The leaf quality is thinner than the canopy, and the taste is hard. Flowering in spring. Roots and rhizomes are traditional Chinese medicine.

Common name: Usuba ssin (thin leaf slender), Scientific name: Asarum sieboldii, flowering period: March to May.


  • Eye
    Aristolochiales
  • Family
    Aristolochiaceae
  • Genus
    Asarum
  • Species
    A. sieboldii
  • 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 typeperennial grass
  • Flower colorsGreen
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.2 ~ 1.5 cm

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