Sakura oguruma

Inura x yosezatoana

  • Sakura oguruma
  • Sakura oguruma
  • Sakura oguruma
  • Sakura oguruma
  • Sakura oguruma
  • Sakura oguruma
  • Flower name
    Sakura oguruma
  • Scientific name
    Inura x yosezatoana
  • Alias佐倉小車, Inura x yosezatoana, エダウチオグルマ
  • Place of originnatural hybrid in Japan
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Wetlands, Specific area
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September, October

What is Sakura oguruma

Sakura oguruma (scientific name: Inura x yosezatoana) is a perennial herb in the family Asteraceae, genus Inula. It is a natural hybrid between Oguruma (scientific name: I. britannica subsp. japonica) and Hosoba Oguruma (scientific name: Inula linariifolia). It grows wild on footpaths and wetlands north of the Kanto region. The Japanese botanist, Dr. Tomitaro Makino found it in Sakura City, Chiba Prefecture and named it, but it is now considered to be the same species as the Edautiogrma (scientific name: Inula Britannica L. subsp. japonica var. ramose).

Common name: Sakura Oguruma, Scientific name: Inura x yosezatoana, Living type: Perennial herb, Place of origin: Japan, Natural hybridization, Environment: Wetland, Grass height: 30-50 cm, Leaf length: 12 cm, Leaf shape: oblong, Leaf margin: full margin/toothed serrate Flower diameter: 3.0-3.5 cm, corolla: head flower, flowering season: July-October.


  • Eye
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Inula
  • Species
    I. x yosezatoana
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial herb
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 3.5 cm

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