- Flower namePeliosanthes macrostegia
- Scientific namePeliosanthes macrostegia
- Aliasペリオサンテス・アリサネンシス, Peliosanthes macrostegia, 阿里山姫葉蘭, Peliosanthes arisanensis
- Place of originTaiwan, China
- Place of floweringGarden, Ornamental plants
- Flowering seasonApril, May, June
What is Peliosanthes macrostegia
Peliosanthes macrostegia (scientific name: Peliosanthes macrostegia) is an evergreen perennial in the family Asparagaceae native to Taiwan and China. In spring and early summer, racemes inflorescence extends from the flower stalk and produces purple petals with small yellow-tipped small fishing bell-shaped flowers pointing downward. The spherical blue fruits are sparsely formed after flowering. The broad, elongated, oval leaves stand out. The name of the flower comes from Alishan in Taiwan, the place of origin. It is similar to Cast-iron Plant(Haran, scientific name:Aspidistra elatior), but it is a different genus.
Common name: Peliosanthes macrostegia, Scientific name: Peliosanthes macrostegia, synonym: Peliosanthes arisanensis, Place of origin: Taiwan, environment: forest, Living type: evergreen perennial, plant height: 30 to 50 cm, Leaf shape: elliptical, Petiole length: 20 cm, Leaf width: 7 cm, Inflorescence: racemes, Flower color: Purple with yellow petal tips, Flower shape: bell-shaped;Flowers bloom: downward; flowering season: April to June; flower diameter: 1 cm; fruit shape: spherical, fruit color: blue, fruiting season: July to September; use: underplanting in greenhouses.