Japanese gentian

Gentiana scabra

  • Japanese gentian
  • Japanese gentian
  • Japanese gentian
  • Japanese gentian
  • Japanese gentian
  • Japanese gentian
  • Japanese gentian
  • Japanese gentian
  • Japanese gentian
  • Japanese gentian
  • Flower name
    Japanese gentian
  • Scientific name
    Gentiana scabra
  • AliasJapanese gentian, 竜胆, Korean gentian
  • Place of originJapan, Korea and China
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering seasonSeptember, October
  • Language of flowersintrinsic worth

What is Japanese gentian

Japanese gentian, scientific name:Gentiana scabra , is native to China, Japan and the Korean peninsula, and is a deciduous of the department gentianaceae , of the gentiana genus. In Japan Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu wild native in a bell-shaped purple flowers in autumn. Flowers bloom only on sunny days. Roots are used in herbal medicine.

Generic name: Japanese gentian, scientific name:Gentiana scabra, origin: Japan, Korea, China, Habitat: Japan Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu, Yamano, stem length: 30-50 cm, rose: ovate-lanceolate, phyllotaxis: vs., Star: bell-shaped, flowering: autumn, flower: violet, white, leaf color: green, phyllotaxis: vs., uses: gardening, potted flowers, cut flowers, herbs.


  • Eye
    Gentianales
  • Family
    Gentianaceae
  • Genus
    Gentiana
  • Species
    G. scabra
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeDeciduous years grass
  • Flower colorsPurple Blue
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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