Ochichippa benkei

Hylotephium sordidum var. oishii

  • Ochichippa benkei
  • Ochichippa benkei
  • Ochichippa benkei
  • Ochichippa benkei
  • Flower name
    Ochichippa benkei
  • Scientific name
    Hylotephium sordidum var. oishii
  • Alias大乳葉弁慶, Hylotephium sordidum, oishii
  • Place of originendemic to Japan
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering seasonSeptember, October, November

What is Ochichippa benkei

Ochichippa benkei (scientific name: Hylotephium sordidum var. oishii) is a variant of a perennial herb called "Chichippa benkei" (scientific name: Hylotephium sordidum), which is endemic to Japan and belongs to the genus Hylotelephium in the family Crassulaceae. It grows wild on cliffs and rocky areas in the mountains of Ibaraki and Fukushima prefectures. It is listed on the Red List of Threatened Species (EN).

Common name: Ochichippa-Benkei, scientific name: Hylotephium sordidum var. oishii, Plant height: 15-40 cm, Life type: perennial, Stem color: reddish brown, Leaf inflorescence: alternate, Leaf shape: broadly elliptical to oval, Leaf margin: serrated, Flower color: Pale yellow-green, diameter: 0.5 cm, flowering season: September to November.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    H. sordidum var. oishii
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeperennial herb
  • Flower colorsGreen
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height15.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.4 ~ 0.6 cm

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