- Flower nameDelphinium anthriscifolium
- Scientific nameDelphinium anthriscifolium
- Alias芹葉飛燕草, Delphinium anthriscifolium
- Place of originChina
- Place of floweringFields and footpaths
- Flowering seasonApril, May
What is Delphinium anthriscifolium
Delphinium anthriscifolium(scientific name: Delphinium anthriscifolium) is an annual plant in the family Ranunculaceae and is native to China.
They came to Japan before the Meiji era (1868-1912) and were deviated naturalizations.
The flower consists of sepals, which looks like five petals, and four petals within the sepal, the talus.
Since it is a member of the family Ranunculaceae, it is a poisonous plant that contains a type of alkaloid called delphinin.
Generic name: Delphinium anthriscifolium, scientific name: Delphinium anthriscifolium,
Height: 20-30 cm; leaf shape: 2 to 3 budding leaves with 2 or 3 pinnate budding leaves and 3 deep lobes; petiole: alternate,
Inflorescence: Raceme, inflorescence length: 2-10 cm, color: purple, white, flower diameter: 2 cm.
Petiole: long; calyx: 5 calyxes; flowering season: April-May;
fruit type: 3 lacerated star-shaped saccules; reminder: poisonous plant.