Peliosanthes macrostegia

Peliosanthes macrostegia

  • Peliosanthes macrostegia
  • Peliosanthes macrostegia
  • Flower name
    Peliosanthes macrostegia
  • Scientific name
    Peliosanthes 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.


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Asparagaceae
  • Genus
    Peliosanthes
  • Species
    P. macrostegia
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeEvergreen perennial grass
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.7 ~ 1.0 cm

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