- Flower namePaederia foetida
- Scientific namePaederia 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.