- Flower nameCrinum asiaticum
- Scientific nameCrinum asiaticum
- Alias浜木綿, クリナム, ハマユウ
- Place of originAustralia and Micronesia
- Place of floweringSeashore
- Flowering seasonJuly, August, September
- Language of flowersNo stains
What is Crinum asiaticum
Crinum asiaticum (scientific name: Crinum asiaticum) is a large evergreen perennial herb (bulb plant) native to Australia and Micronesia, belonging to the genus Crinum in the family Acanthaceae. It grows naturally in sandy soil along warm coastlines on the plains. It is a large plant, 150-180 cm in height. The reddish-black pseudostem produces large, long, thick, shiny, strap-shaped, lanceolate leaves. The leaves are dark green and up to 1 meter long. From July to September, it produces 10 to 24 white, fragrant flowers in diffuse inflorescences at the top of the stem. The petals have six petioles and the petioles are purple in color. The entire ripe plant is poisonous, especially the bulbs.
The common Japanese common daphne is the "subspecies C. a. var. japonicum" of this species.
Common name: Crinum asiaticum, scientific name: Crinum asiaticum, habitat: warm Pacific coastline, environment: sandy soil, grass: 150 to leaf length: 150-180 cm, leaf shape: 1 m, leaf margin: wavy, leaf width: 7-12 cm, inflorescence shape: paniculate, number of flowers: 10-24, flowering site: apex of stem, flower color: white with fragrance, floral thread color: purple, floral thread length: 4-5 cm, flowering season: July-September, fruit type: capsule, fruit shape: pomaceous, fruit color: green, fruit Diameter: 3-5 cm, Seed: spongy, Remarks: toxic and medicinal plant, sand control, ornamental.