Tamano kan-aoi

Heterotropa muramatsui var. tamaensis

  • Tamano kan-aoi
  • Tamano kan-aoi
  • Flower name
    Tamano kan-aoi
  • Scientific name
    Heterotropa muramatsui var. tamaensis
  • Alias
  • Place of originSouthwest Kanto
  • Place of flowering
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April

What is Tamano kan-aoi

Tamano kan-aoi (scientific name: Asarum tamaense) is a varieties of kan-aoi which was first confirmed in the Tama hills. Evergreen perennial plant belonging to the family Aristolochiaceae. It is considered to be a variant of Amagi kan-aoi.

Generic name: Tamano kan-aoi , Scientific name: Asarum tamaense, Heterotropa muramatsui var. Tamaensis, Place of origin: Southwest Kanto region, plant height: 10 cm, leaf color: green, leafy: glossy, petiole: long, leaves : Egg circle to wide ellipse, leaf length: 5 to 13 cm, leaf width: 5 to 13 cm, flower color (sepal color): dark brown, calyx diameter: 2-3 cm, calyx shape: tubular, flowering period: March to April.


  • Eye
    Piperales
  • Family
    Aristolochiaceae
  • Genus
    Asarum
  • Species
    A. tamaense
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial grass
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 10.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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