- Flower nameLeonotis
- Scientific nameLeonotis leonurus
- AliasLeonotis leonurus, カエンキセワタ, 火炎着せ綿, Lion’s Ear, Lion's tail, wild dagga, Leonotis
- Place of originSouth Africa
- Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Park
- Flowering seasonOctober, November, December
What is Leonotis
Leonotis (scientific name: Leonotis leonurus) is a native South African shrub in the family Lamiaceae. The square stems are branched at the top. The leaves are lanceolate and aromatic when crushed. In winter, the orange flowers bloom in whorls and tiers around the stems.
Common name: Leonotis, Scientific name: Leonotis leonurus, Other names: Lion's Ear, Lion's tail, wild dagga, Place of origin: South Africa Leaf color: green; leaf length: 5-10 cm; leaf shape: lanceolate; inflorescence: opposite; leaf margin: serrate; inflorescence type: cymose; corolla: labellate; flowering season: October-December; flower length: 4-7 cm; fruit: four-parted.