Leonotis

Leonotis leonurus

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  • Leonotis
  • Flower name
    Leonotis
  • Scientific name
    Leonotis 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.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Lamiaceae
  • Genus
    Leonotis
  • Species
    L. leonurus
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cymose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeshrub
  • Flower colorsOrange
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower4.0 ~ 7.0 cm

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