Plectranthus discolor

Plectranthus discolor

  • Plectranthus discolor
  • Plectranthus discolor
  • Plectranthus discolor
  • Plectranthus discolor
  • Flower name
    Plectranthus discolor
  • Scientific name
    Plectranthus discolor
  • Aliasプレクトランツス, Plectranthus, プレクトランサス, ディスコロル
  • Place of originChina and Tibet
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Garden, Subtropical region
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September, October

What is Plectranthus discolor

Plectranthus discolor (scientific name: Plectranthus discolor) is a wild perennial herb native to China and Tibet, belonging to the genus Plectranthus of the Cyperaceae family.
The herb is 50-100 cm tall. The leaves are green, oblong-oval in shape, and are attached to the branches in alternate clusters. Flowering season is from June to October. It produces lip-shaped, white flowers with blue spots on a white background on inflorescences with a diameter of 0.3 cm. The fruit that follows the flowers is a capsule, which turns brown when ripe. It can be planted as a groundcover, in gardens and alleys, and is also used for medicinal purposes.

Common name: Plectranthus discolor, scientific name: Plectranthus discolor, Origin: China to Tibet, Height: 50 to 100 cm, Leaf length: 0.4 to 1.5 cm, leaf width: 0.4 to 1.4 cm, oblong-ovate. Foliage: alternate; Flowering season: June to October; Flower diameter: 0.3 cm; Inflorescence shape: acicular; Corolla shape: lip-shaped; Flower length: 1 to 2 cm; Flower color: white with blue spots; Capsule fruit; Fruit color: brown; Uses: ground cover, alley planting, medicinal.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    P. discolor
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life type wild perennial herb
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesYellow
  • Fruit colorBrown
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.3 ~ 0.3 cm

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