Crepidiastrum platyphyllum

Crepidiastrum platyphyllum

  • Crepidiastrum platyphyllum
  • Crepidiastrum platyphyllum
  • Flower name
    Crepidiastrum platyphyllum
  • Scientific name
    Crepidiastrum platyphyllum
  • Alias海菜, 海菜
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringOverseas
  • Flowering seasonSeptember, October, November

What is Crepidiastrum platyphyllum

Crepidiastrum platyphyllum or commonly called Wadan (scientific name:Crepidiastrum platyphyllum) is a biennial plant of the Asteraceae family native to Japan. On the cliffs of the coast of Honshu, Kanto, Tokai, Izu Islands and rubble, sand, makes bloom yellow flower in autumn. It resembles Crepidiastrum keiskeanum (Azetouna, scientifiC name: C. I resemble keiskeanum). Azetouna is low and wadan is high. The leaves of both are quite different.

Common name: Crepidiastrum platyphyllum, scientific name:Crepidiastrum platyphyllum, aka: Wadan,
Origin: Japan, distribution: Mainland Kanto, Tokai and the Izu Islands, environment: coastal cliffs and rubble, sand,
plant height: 30-60 cm, leaf: rosette-shaped, flowers umbel, rose flower heads, flower color: yellow, flowering: September to November.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    C. platyphyllum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    Inverted ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typebiennial grass
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.5 cm

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