Collinsonia japonica

Collinsonia japonica

  • Collinsonia japonica
  • Collinsonia japonica
  • Collinsonia japonica
  • Collinsonia japonica
  • Collinsonia japonica
  • Collinsonia japonica
  • Flower name
    Collinsonia japonica
  • Scientific name
    Collinsonia japonica
  • Alias霜柱, Collinsonia japonica
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering seasonSeptember, October

What is Collinsonia japonica

Collinsonia japonica or shimobashira (scientific name: Collinsonia japonica) is an endemic species of Japan and is a perennial perennial plant in the family Lamiaceae. It grows naturally in low mountain forests from the south of Kanto to Kyushu. In the autumn, the inflorescence is extended and a large number of white bell-shaped florets are released. Stamens protrude from the corolla. It is known for the formation of frost pillars on stems that withered in winter.

Generic name: Shimobashira (frost column), Scientific name: Collinsonia japonica, Synonym: Keiskea japonica, Origin: Japan, Plant height: 40-70 cm, leaf Introductory: opposite, leaf length: 8-20 cm, leaf shape: oval, leaf margin: sawtooth, flowering period: September-October, inflorescence form: raceme, corolla shape: bell-shaped, flower color: white, flower diameter : 0.6-0.7 cm, stamen: stick out from the corolla.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Lamiaceae
  • Genus
    Collinsonia
  • Species
    C. japonica
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeperennial perennial plant
  • Flower colors White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height40.0 ~ 70.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.6 ~ 0.7 cm

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