- Flower nameCoptis trifoliolata
- Scientific nameCoptis trifoliolata
- Aliasミツババイカオウレン, 越路黄蓮, 三つ葉梅花黄連, Coptis trifoliolata
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringHigh mountain, Sub-alpine, Potted flower
- Flowering seasonFebruary, March, April, May
- Language of flowersMakeover
What is Coptis trifoliolata
Coptis trifoliolata, or Koshiji Ouren (scientific name: Coptis trifoliolata) is a member of Coptis japonica or Ouren in Japanese (scientific name:Coptis japonica) which is a cold-resistant perennial plant belonging to the family Ranunculaceae. The rhizome is a material of Chinese medicine called Ouren.
It has 3 leaves, and makes flower similar to Japanese apricot , scientific name: Prunus mume blooms. In spring, a white single-headed flower blooms at the end of an elongated brown stem.
Generic name: Coptis trifoliolata, scientific name:Coptis trifoliolata, life type: cold-tolerant perennial, distribution: Japan Sea side north of Honshu, environment: Alpine to sub-alpine , plant height: 10-15 cm, leaf shape: 3 rooted compound leaves, leaflet shape: fallen egg shape, 3 shallow fissures, leaf edge: shallow sawtooth in upper half, hermaphrodite, flower diameter: 1.5 cm, flowering period: February to May, flower color (actually amber): white, number of cocoon pieces: 5 reversal, inflorescence: single apex, pistil: 10.