Brillantaisia lamium

Brillantaisia lamium

  • Brillantaisia lamium
  • Brillantaisia lamium
  • Brillantaisia lamium
  • Brillantaisia lamium
  • Flower name
    Brillantaisia lamium
  • Scientific name
    Brillantaisia 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.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Acanthaceae
  • Genus
    Brillantaisia
  • Species
    B. lamium
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typenon-hardy evergreen perennial herb
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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