Fushiguro-sennou

Lychnis miqueliana

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  • Flower name
    Fushiguro-sennou
  • Scientific name
    Lychnis miqueliana
  • Alias節黒仙翁, オウサカバナ, 逢坂花, Fushiguro-sennou, Lychnis miqeliana
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September, October
  • Language of flowersLove crush

What is Fushiguro-sennou

Fushiguro-sennou or Lychnis miqeliana (scientific name:Lychnis miqeliana) is the perennial grass of the family Caryophyllaceae endemic to Japan. It grows wild under the forest of the mountainous district to autumn from summer. The stem stands straight and does a ramification at the upper part. Leaves in egg-shaped or elliptical with the opposite stem spike tip. The feature is that a melody goes up because of purplish black. It lets flat open upward, and five valves flower of a plurality of vermilion red bloom in a shoot apex. There are two pieces of ringlet pieces on each top of the petal. The calyx is in the shape of a long cylinder.

*The following are the plants of the genus Lychnis.
Embi-sennou (scientific name:Lychnis wilfordi) Matsumoto-sennou (scientific name:Lychnis sieboldii) Lychnis haageana (scientific name:Lychnis × haageana) Senju-ganpi (scientific name:Lychnis gracillima)Fushiguro-sennou (scientific name:Lychnis miqeliana).

General name: Fushiguro-sennou or Lychnis miqeliana, scientific name:Lychnis miqueliana, origin: Japan Habitat: Mainland-lucidophyllus life type of Shikoku and Kyushu living environments: mountains: the perennial stem height and upright, at the top of that bulge in the branches section: purple-black: 50-90 cm leaf shape: oval-how tip be pointed, oval-shaped leaves: opposite leaf length: 5 cm leaf width: 3 cm flower length: 3 cm flowering: from July to October , flower color: Red Blooming flower petals: 5 pieces each two small circle piece on location: terminal flower stems for: flat open flowers of shoot apical meristems in origin of plural pieces calyx: a long cylindrical name: and Sennouji Temple in many species from the black section of the stem and fasulo for note: Japan-specific factors.


  • Order
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Caryophyllaceae
  • Genus
    Lychnis
  • Species
    L. miqueliana
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeYears of grass
  • Flower colorsOrange
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 90.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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