Barbarea orthoceras

  • Barbarea 
  • Barbarea 
  • Barbarea 
  • Barbarea 
  • Flower name
  • Scientific name
    Barbarea orthoceras
  • Aliasヤマガラシ, 深山辛子
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringLow mountains, Sub-alpine
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August

What is Barbarea 

Barbarea , Barbarea orthoceras, or Miyamagarasi (scientific name: Barbarea orthoceras) is an alpine perennial in the family Brassicaceae native to Japan. It grows wild in the wet stone place of the high mountain from the mountainous district. It is the friend of the watercress. The green leaves are oblong pinnate compound leaves with rounded tops, and the stem leaves hug the stems. In summer, it produces dozens of small yellow four-petaled flowers at the tip of the flower stalk. After flowering, the fruits are angular and stick-shaped, about 3 cm long.

Common Name:Barbarea, Scientific Name:Barbarea orthoceras, aka: Barbarea orthoceras, or Miyamagarasi , Habitat Distribution:Japan, Environment:Mountainous to alpine wet gravel, Life-type:Alpine perennial, Plant height:30-50 cm, Leaf color:green, Root color:green Leaf color: green; Root leaf shape: pinnate compound leaf with a rounded apex; Stem leaf shape: oblong, pinnate compound leaf with a rounded apex, embracing the stem; Inflorescence shape: raceme; Petals: 4; Flower diameter: 0.5 cm; Flower shape: 4-petaled; Flowering season: May-August; Flower stalk: short; Flower color: yellow; Fruit type: angular; Fruit shape: rod-shaped; Fruit length: 3 cm; Edible or not: edible(spicy).

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    B. orthoceras
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    Pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typealpine perennial grass
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.5 cm

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