Justicia procumbens var. leucantha

  • Kitsunenomago
  • Kitsunenomago
  • Kitsunenomago
  • Kitsunenomago
  • Kitsunenomago
  • Kitsunenomago
  • Flower name
  • Scientific name
    Justicia procumbens var. leucantha
  • Alias狐の孫
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September

What is Kitsunenomago

Kitsunenomago, (scientific name: Justicia procumbens var. Leucantha) is an annual wildflower in the family Acanthaceae. It is a native species (weed) that grows on the roadside of Kyushu from Honshu in Japan. The plant is名:Justicia procumbens var. leucantha) 10-30 cm tall, and the leaves are single-leaved and opposite. From summer to autumn, the spikes are extended from the spikes, and lip-shaped florets of light red purple color bloom. The fruit after the flower breaks into two at the fruit. A flower similar to this one is Hygrophila salicifolia, or Ogino tsume (scientific name:Hygrophila salicifolia).

Generic name: Kitsunenomago, Scientific name: Justicia procumbens var. Leucantha, Habitat: Honshu-Kyushu, Environment: Roadside, Lifestyle: Annual grass, plant height: 10-30 cm, leaf color: green, petiole: yes, leaf shape: oval, with a slightly pointed tip, leaf height: 3 cm, phyllophy: opposite, inflorescence form: spikelet, flower color: pale Reddish purple, flower length: 0.8 cm, flower shape: lip shape, flowering period: August to September, remarks: wild grass.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    J. procumbens var. leucantha
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    Odd pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeannual wildflower
  • Flower colorsPink Purple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.5 cm

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