Tateyamrindou

Gentiana thunbergii var. minor

  • Tateyamrindou
  • Tateyamrindou
  • Tateyamrindou
  • Tateyamrindou
  • Flower name
    Tateyamrindou
  • Scientific name
    Gentiana thunbergii var. minor
  • Alias立山竜胆, Tateyamrindou, Gentiana thunbergii var. minor
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of flowering
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August

What is Tateyamrindou

Tateyamrindou (scientific name: Gentiana thunbergii var. minor), Hokkaido-Honshu Japan Sea side is 2 year grass native to wetlands of the Alpine gentian of the gentianaceae family. So the tough environment will only be 10 cm in height. Leaves are small leaves near the opposite with above ground habitation there lanceolate with yellow-green stems. Summer, on the stem apex, funnel-shaped flowers of violet bloom 1 wheel upwards. Corolla blue purple area in Tip 5 crack in the meantime round and short Crown. Contains many deep purple spots in the throat of the corolla.

Closed when the flowers blossom on a sunny day but the bad weather has become an umbrella-shaped. White flower varieties are called cylovanatateyamarindu (scientific name: Gentiana thunbergii var. minor f. ochroleuca). Corolla with white Crown and short 5 crack meanwhile.
Contains many deep purple spots in the throat of the corolla.

Common name: Tateyamrindou
Scientific name: Gentiana thunbergii var. minor
the name: Tateyamrindou Habitat: Hokkaido-Japan Sea side of Honshu, and environment: (sub) Alpine wetland,
Life: 2 year-grass, stem length: 10 cm length of leaf color: green, leaf shape: lanceolate, leaf: opposite, leaves: aerobic, leaves: 1 cm, with Star: funnel-shaped tip is 5 crack, Flowering time: 5-8 may, Corolla length: 1-Corolla: 5 crack between 2 cm and has a rounded, short Crown, flower color: violet, flower Bloom: tops in upward-pointing flowers species, the 1 wheel


  • Order
    Gentianales
  • Family
    Gentianaceae
  • Genus
    Gentiana
  • Species
    G. thunbergii var. minor
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life type2 year grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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