Lithospermum zollingeri

Lithospermum zollingeri

  • Lithospermum zollingeri
  • Lithospermum zollingeri
  • Lithospermum zollingeri
  • Lithospermum zollingeri
  • Lithospermum zollingeri
  • Lithospermum zollingeri
  • Flower name
    Lithospermum zollingeri
  • Scientific name
    Lithospermum zollingeri
  • Alias蛍葛, Lithospermum zolingeri, ルリソウ, ホタルソウ, ホタルカラクサ
  • Place of originJapan, Korea, Taiwan and China
  • Place of floweringGarden, Low mountains
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Lithospermum zollingeri

Lithospermum zollingeri (Scientific name: Lithospermum zollingeri) is an evergreen perennial herb of the family Boraginaceae, native to Japan, Korea, Taiwan and China. It grows wild in fields and forests in mountainous areas from Hokkaido to Kyushu and Okinawa. The stems creep along the ground. The grass is low, less than 20 cm tall. The entire grass has coarse hairs. The leaves are inverted lanceolate with bristly hairs on the surface. The flower stalks grow from thin, upright stems and produce blue-purple flowers with a white, star-shaped central ridge in spring. The flowers are funnel-shaped with a five-medium split at the tip.

Common name: Lithospermum zollingeri, Scientific name: Lithospermum zollingeri, Place of origin: Japan, Korean Peninsula, Taiwan, China, Leaf blade: 2-6 cm, Leaf blade width: 0.6-2 cm, Inflorescence: alternate, Leaf color: green, Flower color: blue-purple, Inflorescence: alternate; leaf color: green; flower color: blue-purple; flower diameter: 1.5-1.8 cm; flowering season: April-May; stamens: 5; anthers: light yellow; fruit type: branched.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Boraginaceae
  • Genus
    Lithospermum
  • Species
    L。 zollingeri
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Inverted lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life type evergreen perennial herb
  • Flower colorsBlue
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height15.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 1.8 cm

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