Iresine herbstii

Iresine herbstii

  • Iresine herbstii
  • Iresine herbstii
  • Flower name
    Iresine herbstii
  • Scientific name
    Iresine herbstii
  • Aliasイレシネ, イレシネ・ヘルブスチー, ケショウビユ, Beefsteak plant, Bloodleaf, chicken‐gizzard, 丸葉莧
  • Place of originBrazil
  • Place of floweringPotted flower, Ornamental plants
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July, August, September, October, November

What is Iresine herbstii

Iresine herbstii is a evergreen perennial of the family Amaranthaceae native to Brazil. All grass in red-purple leaf color and with red-purple veins vermeil has. Branch extends to down the ground. Leaves with green veins yellow variant is Iresine herbyrii 'Aureoreticulata'.

Generic name: :Iresine herbstii , scientific name:Iresine herbstii, origin: Brazil, living type: non-hardy perennials, plant: 20-60 cm, Monoplane, leaf arrangement: opposite, leaf length: 3-5 cm, leaf color: Red-purple-prominently veined, dark green (front and back side), leaf margin: wide oval, serrated and not much worth flower diameter:0.5~0.8 cm (flowers, flower skin color: green-white, dioecious, inflorescence shape: spikes), fruit type: ER fruit, fruit shape: spherical, decorative period: from April to November , uses: ornamental plants, leaves and stem is leafy vegetables.


  • Eye
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Amaranthaceae
  • Genus
    Iresine
  • Species
    I. herbstii
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeEvergreen perennial
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.8 cm

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