- Flower nameBrillantaisia lamium
- Scientific nameBrillantaisia lamium
- AliasBrillantaisia lamium
- Place of origincentral and western Africa
- Place of floweringGreenhouse
- Flowering seasonMarch, April, May, June, July, August, September
What is Brillantaisia lamium
Brillantaisia lamium (scientific name: Brillantaisia lamium) is a non-hardy evergreen perennial herb native to central and western Africa, belonging to the genus Brillantaisia of the family Acanthaceae. It is known locally as a ranch wildflower. The stem cross section is square and upright, growing to 1.5 to 2 meters. The branches are branched at the top. The flowering period is obsessive, and the flowers are lip-petal-shaped and purple. The leaves are egg-shaped or heart-shaped. The stems and petioles have rough hairs. The mature seeds are released explosively from the fruit and spread by animals, humans, or in the soil. It is considered a naturalized plant in Australia.
Common name: Brillantaisia lamium, scientific name: Brillantaisia lamium, stem cross section: square, grass height: 50-200 cm, inflorescence: opposite, leaf length: 15 cm, leaf width: 7 cm, leaf value: ovate or heart-shaped Leaf margin: finely serrate; flower length: 2 to 3 cm; flowering season: perennial (peak in summer); fruit type: capsule; use: ornamental.