Paederia foetida

Paederia scandens

  • Paederia foetida
  • Paederia foetida
  • Paederia foetida
  • Paederia foetida
  • Paederia foetida
  • Paederia foetida
  • Paederia foetida
  • Paederia foetida
  • Flower name
    Paederia foetida
  • Scientific name
    Paederia scandens
  • Aliasヤイトバナ, 灸花, スカンク・バイン, Skunk vine, Paederia scandens
  • Place of originJapan to East Asia
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September

What is Paederia foetida

Paederia foetida , skunkvine, or stinkvine(scientific name: Paederia scandens) is native to Japan to East Asia and is a perennial plant belonging to the genus Hexokadaceae. A type of weed, the flower is a bell-shaped flower with a red base on a white background. A very small flower has a bad smell on the stem.

Common name: Paederia foetida, Scientific name: Paederia scandens, aka: skunkvine, or stinkvine, Habitat distribution: Japan Nationwide to East Asia, Environment: sunny mountains, wasteland, vine length: 2-3 m, flowering period: July to September, flower diameter: 1 cm, flower length: 1 cm, flower shape: bell-shaped flower 5 deep fissure, flower color: white, base is red, number of stamens: 5, stamens number: 1, leaf shape: broad egg shape to needle shape, inflorescence: antibiotic, leaf edge: full edge, leaf leaf: petiole Triangular bamboo leaves at the base of the fruit, fruit diameter: 0.5 cm, fruit color: tan.


  • Eye
    Rubiales
  • Family
    Rubiaceae
  • Genus
    Paederia
  • Species
    P. foetida
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Compound scape inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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