Lithospermum erythrorhizon

Lithospermum erythrorhizon

  • Lithospermum erythrorhizon
  • Lithospermum erythrorhizon
  • Flower name
    Lithospermum erythrorhizon
  • Scientific name
    Lithospermum erythrorhizon
  • AliasLithospermum erythrorhizon, 紫
  • Place of originJapan, Korea, Taiwan and China
  • Place of floweringGarden, Low mountains
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Lithospermum erythrorhizon

Lithospermum erythrorhizon ,(Scientific name: Lithospermum erythrorhizon), is an evergreen perennial herb of the family Boraginaceae, native to Japan, Korea, Taiwan and China. It grows wild in mountainous grasslands in Hokkaido, Honshu to Shikoku and Kyushu. The erect stems are branched at the top. It produces small white funnel-shaped flowers between bracts in the leaf axils at the stem tips in summer. The flowers have a five-lobed tip. The dark purple roots are used to make the crude drug and as a purple dye.

Common name: Lithospermum erythrorhizon, Scientific name: Lithospermum erythrorhizon, Place of origin: Japan, Korea, Taiwan and China, Plant height: 30-60 cm, Petiole: without, Leaf shape: lanceolate, Leaf Inflorescence: alternate, Leaf color: green, Leaf margin: entire, Flower color: white, Flower diameter: 0.6 cm Flowering season: June-August, Fruit color: grayish white, Fruit type: quartered.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    L. erythrorhizon
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life type evergreen perennial herb
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorBrown Green
  • Height30.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.6 ~ 0.6 cm

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