Nephrophyllidium

Nephrophyllidium crista-galli

  • Nephrophyllidium
  • Nephrophyllidium
  • Nephrophyllidium
  • Nephrophyllidium
  • Nephrophyllidium
  • Nephrophyllidium
  • Nephrophyllidium
  • Nephrophyllidium
  • Flower name
    Nephrophyllidium
  • Scientific name
    Nephrophyllidium crista-galli
  • Aliasミズイチョウ, deercabbage, 岩銀杏, 水銀杏
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain, Sub-alpine
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Nephrophyllidium

Nephrophyllidium , scientific name: Nephrophyllidium crista-galli, which is native to Japan in (sub) is a perennial herb menyanthes Department nephrophyllidium grow in high mountain bogs, etc. Creates a per genus this species alone. And leaves the needled at the base of the stem leaves are growing, kidney-shaped or Ginkgo shape. Leaves are green at first, but the yellow in the fall. Stretched from elongated stem tips branched cymes, white florets bloom several. Corolla is funnel-shaped Tip 4 to 5 cleft and turn to the Crista Galli of the chicken.
Perianth has ruffle-shaped floral rim, has longitudinal folds in the middle of the piece.

Common name: nephrophyllidium , scientific name: Nephrophyllidium crista-galli, aka:deercabbage, Distribution: Hokkaido-Honshu, Japan (Tohoku, Kanto, Chubu region), environment: snowy region (Asia) kidney shaped like a gregarious, living type: perennials, plant: leaves 15-40 cm thick in the attitude of the stem: long, leaf, leaves, leaf quality: cortex,: Ginkgo leaves in Alpine wetland and pond, petiole:, Leaf Edge: serrated and in leaf color: green-yellow, Corolla: funnel-shaped Tip 4-5 tear and curl to the Crista Galli of the chicken edging with flower ruffles of flower size: 1-2 cm, flower color: white, stamens number 5, pistil: 1, flowering: June-August, fruit: capsule and ripens fruit.


  • Eye
    Solanales
  • Family
    Menyanthaceae
  • Genus
    Nephrophyllidium
  • Species
    N. crista-galli
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    kidney-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeperennial grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height15.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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