Narthecium asiaticum

Narthecium asiaticum

  • Narthecium asiaticum
  • Narthecium asiaticum
  • Narthecium asiaticum
  • Narthecium asiaticum
  • Narthecium asiaticum
  • Narthecium asiaticum
  • Flower name
    Narthecium asiaticum
  • Scientific name
    Narthecium asiaticum
  • AliasBog Asphodel, 金黄花
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain, Wetlands, Subtropical region
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August
  • Language of flowersForgetfulness

What is Narthecium asiaticum

Yellow flowers bloomed by the sidewalk of the grasses among day lilies when trekking the wetlands of low mountain ~ sub-alpine like Oze.

Narthecium asiaticum , Bog asphodel or Kinkoka (Gold yellow flower, a scientific name: Narthecium asiaticum) is low perennial plant of the family nartheciaceae ,the genus narthecium native to Japan. The leaf turns red with green in autumn and does sword form like the leaf of the Japanese Iris. It lets six valves, star-shaped,yellow flowers bloom and goes up from the bottom in the raceme developed from top of the narrow stem. Because It is a poisonous plant, an eating disorder is caused when the domestic animals such as cows eat. Please look at this for toxic plant specials.

Generic name: Bog Asphodel, scientific name: Narthecium asiaticum, Another name: Bog Asphodel, habitat: - Hokkaido from the Honshu central part including Oze and to the north, environment: The damp plain of the sub-high mountain - high mountain, an ecotype: Perennial plant, height of the grass : 25-30cm, a root green leaf, leaf shape: sword-formed linear, inflorescence form: Raceme, a color of a flower: yellow, floret diameter: 0.3cm fleuret: star-shaped, floret pieces: 6, the way of blooming of the flower: blooming from the bottom to the top: Flat open, anthesis: poisonous, blooming piriod:from July to August, A poisonous plant, use for : admiration.


  • Eye
    Dioscoreales
  • Family
    Nartheciaceae
  • Genus
    Narthecium
  • Species
    N. asiaticum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    6-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    sword-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeAlpine grass for years, group health, poison
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height25.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.3 ~ 0.3 cm

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