Calystegia soldanella

Calystegia soldanella

  • Calystegia soldanella
  • Calystegia soldanella
  • Calystegia soldanella
  • Calystegia soldanella
  • Flower name
    Calystegia soldanella
  • Scientific name
    Calystegia soldanella
  • Alias浜昼顔, False bindweed
  • Place of originTropical regions around the world
  • Place of floweringSeashore
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Calystegia soldanella

Calystegia soldanella, (scientific name:Calystegia soldanella) is a creeping perennial grass native to tropical regions around the world and belonging to the genus Calystegia of the family Convolvulaceae. It grows naturally in sandy coastal areas from Hokkaido to the Ryukyu Archipelago. The stems are 1 to 5 meters long and crawl along the beach. It produces a single funnel-shaped, light red flower on a stalk from May to June.
It is a typical beach plant as well as the "Seaside Morning Glory(Ipomoea pes-caprae), whose leaves resemble a military rank.

Common Name: Calystegia soldanella, scientific name: Calystegia soldanella, also known as false bindweed, origin: tropical regions of the world, habitat: sandy beaches, life form: creeping perennial, stem length: 1-5 m. Leaf shape: 1-5 m. Leaf shape: kidney-shaped, basal part overhanging on both sides, leaf length: 1-4 cm, leaf width: 1-5.5 cm, leaf texture: thick, inflorescence: alternate, leaf margin: entire or shallowly wavy, flowering season: May-June, flower color: light red, flower shape: funnel-shaped, flower diameter: 4-5 cm, flower shape: funnel-shaped -Flowering season: May to June, Flower shape: funnel-shaped, Flower diameter: 4 to 5 cm, Number of stamens: 5, Fruit type: capsule, Seed: black


  • Order
    Solanales
  • Family
    Convolvulaceae
  • Genus
    Calystegia
  • Species
    C. soldanella
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    kidney-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typecreeping perennial , coastal plants
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height10.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower4.0 ~ 6.0 cm

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