Maianthemum japonicum

Maianthemum japonicum

  • Maianthemum japonicum
  • Maianthemum japonicum
  • Maianthemum japonicum
  • Maianthemum japonicum
  • Maianthemum japonicum
  • Maianthemum japonicum
  • Maianthemum japonicum
  • Maianthemum japonicum
  • Maianthemum japonicum
  • Maianthemum japonicum
  • Maianthemum japonicum
  • Maianthemum japonicum
  • Maianthemum japonicum
  • Maianthemum japonicum
  • Maianthemum japonicum
  • Maianthemum japonicum
  • Maianthemum japonicum
  • Maianthemum japonicum
  • Flower name
    Maianthemum japonicum
  • Scientific name
    Maianthemum japonicum
  • Alias
  • Place of originJapan, the Korean Peninsula and China
  • Place of floweringLow mountains, Sub-alpine, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July

What is Maianthemum japonicum

Maianthemum japonicum is a perennial herbaceous plant native to Japan, the Korean Peninsula and China. It produces 10 to 20 small white flowers with conical inflorescences growing from the tips of the stems. Both sides of the leaf are covered with rough hairs.

Common name: Maianthemum japonicum, fScientific name: Maianthemum japonicum, Plant height: 20-70 cm, Leaf inflorescence: alternate, leaf shape: oblong, leaf length: 6-13 cm, leaf width: 3-7 cm, inflorescence: conical inflorescence, inflorescence length: 3-7 cm, flowering season: May-July, number of flower buds: 6, number of staminodes: 6, Fruiting season: August to September; fruit type: berry; fruit shape: spherical; fruit diameter: 0.5-0.6 cm; fruit color: green to red-ripe; use: young shoots are wild vegetables.


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Asparagaceae
  • Genus
    Maianthemum
  • Species
    M. japonicum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Vase-shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeperennial herbaceous plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.3 ~ 0.5 cm

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