Gentiana nipponica

Gentiana nipponica

  • Gentiana nipponica
  • Gentiana nipponica
  • Flower name
    Gentiana nipponica
  • Scientific name
    Gentiana nipponica
  • Alias深山竜胆
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain, Sub-alpine
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August

What is Gentiana nipponica

Gentiana nipponica is native to Japan, Hokkaido-Honshu is a grass of gentian eyes gentian Gentiana genus indigenous to the high mountain wetlands. Bloom in harsh environments because height is 5-10 cm in diameter will only be. Off the stems long oval-shaped yellow-green leaves are opposite, are small leaves close to the ground. Summer flower corymbs, bloom flower of the purplish-blue funnel-shaped 4-wheel upwards at the top. Blue purple areas in the split in the meantime 5 crack tip and narrow Corolla Corolla. In the throat of the corolla is spotted. Closed when the flowers blossom on a sunny day but the bad weather has become an umbrella-shaped. Tateyama rindo( scientific name: Gentiana thunbergii var. minor) are like flowers, but its Corolla and Crown rounded, short in the meantime 5 crack in the blue-violet color, and the corolla throat contains many patches of deep purple color.

Common name: Gentiana nipponica, scientific name:Gentiana nipponica, other name:Miyama rindo, origin: Japan, Habitat: Hokkaido-Honshu, and environment: (sub) Alpine wetland, life: 1 year-grass, stem length: 5-10 cm, length of leaf color: green, leaf: oblong, phyllotaxis: opposite, leaves: Yes, leaves: 1 cm, leaf margin: entire rim, Star funnel-shaped, flowering may-August, Corolla length: 1-2 cm, Corolla: 5 crack between Crown and short, flower color: violet, flower Bloom: tops to upwards of 4-wheel's.


  • Eye
    Gentianales
  • Family
    Gentianaceae
  • Genus
    Gentiana
  • Species
    G. nipponica
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeBiennial plant
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height5.0 ~ 10.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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