Gibasis pellucida

Gibasis pellucida

  • Gibasis pellucida
  • Gibasis pellucida
  • Gibasis pellucida
  • Gibasis pellucida
  • Gibasis pellucida
  • Gibasis pellucida
  • Flower name
    Gibasis pellucida
  • Scientific name
    Gibasis pellucida
  • Aliasタヒチアン・ブライダルベール, Bridal veil, Tahitian bridal veil
  • Place of originMexico
  • Place of floweringGarden, Potted flower, Ornamental plants
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July, August, September, October

What is Gibasis pellucida

Gibasis pellucida or bridalveil (scientific name: Gibasis pellucida) is native to Mexico and is a semi-cold tolerant evergreen perennial of the family Commelinaceae. It grows tightly, but it is susceptible to steaming so it can be planted in a hanging pot or stand pot. The small leaves table is green and the foliage is purple. Rice grain large white flowers come into bloom, but close when the weather is bad or at night. The name of flower was reminiscent of a grass figure similar to the veil that the bride suffered. Tokiwa Tsukusa .

Common name: Bridal veil, Scientific name: Gibasis pellucida, aka Tahitian bridal veil, Origin: Mexico, plant height: 10 to 50 cm, flower color: white, flower size: 0.5 to 0.7 cm, flowering period: April to October.


  • Order
    Commelinales
  • Family
    Commelinaceae
  • Genus
    Gibasis
  • Species
    G. pellucida
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    3-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typesemi-cold tolerant evergreen perennial
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.7 cm

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