Potentilla megalantha

Potentilla fragiformis ssp. megalantha

  • Potentilla megalantha
  • Potentilla megalantha
  • Flower name
    Potentilla megalantha
  • Scientific name
    Potentilla fragiformis ssp. megalantha
  • Alias千島金梅, オオバナキンバイ, 大花金梅
  • Place of originChishima
  • Place of floweringSpecific area
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Potentilla megalantha

Potentilla megalantha or Chishima-kinbai(Scientific name: Potentilla fragiformis ssp. Megalantha)is a perennial plant of the family Rosaceae. In the summer, it grows naturally in rocky areas and grassland on the coast of Hokkaido. The flower is a yellow five-valve flower, each of 5 pieces of calyx and sub-sepals. The rhizome is thick, and a flower pattern is attached. The leaves have 3 serrated teeth and serrated teeth.

Common name: Potentilla megalantha or Chishima-kinbai, Scientific name: Potentilla fragiformis ssp. Megalantha, grass height: 10 to 25 cm, Flower color: Yellow, Flowering period: June to August, Flower Diameter: 3 to 4 cm.


  • Eye
    Rosales
  • Family
    Rosaceae
  • Genus
    Potentilla
  • Species
    P.fragiformis
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    Twice 3 times pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typePerennial plant
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 25.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 4.0 cm

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