Tateyamaazami

Cirsium babanum var. otayae

  • Tateyamaazami
  • Tateyamaazami
  • Flower name
    Tateyamaazami
  • Scientific name
    Cirsium babanum var. otayae
  • Alias立山薊, Tateyamaazami, Cirsium otayae
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain, Specific area
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September, October

What is Tateyamaazami

Tateyamaazami, scientific name:Cirsium babanum var. otayae, is Niigata and Toyama area Japan endemic species that inhabits the high mountain pastures, and is a perennial of the Asteraceae of Cirsium genus. Stems are upright or inclined dramatically, a few branches do not branch. During flowering the leaves. In wide oval-shaped leaf, leaf width is wide and shallow serrations. Flower heads bloom in purple color on its side.

Generic name: Tateyamaazami
Scientific name: Cirsium babanum var. otayae
Other name: Tateyamaazami
Habitat: Niigata, Toyama area living environment: (sub) Alpine grassland-living type: perennial
Plant 60-150 cm leaf: (Guangzhou) oval leaf length: 10-20 cm leaf width; wide serrated: shallow serrations spines: useless Flower: flower heads are purple, flower diameter: 3-4 cm, flowering: flowered 8 to 10 months, orientation: horizontal or downward, floral:, Involucres quality: 粘ranai, known as involucral bracts form: bell-shaped, fruit type: achenes, fruit color: dark brown, remarks: endemic to Japan


  • Order
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Cirsium
  • Species
    C. babanum var. otayae
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    Feather shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeLarge-sized perennial
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height60.0 ~ 150.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 4.0 cm

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